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Guide to Growing Sedum – Selection, Planting, and Care

Guide to Growing Sedum – Selection, Planting, and Care

Learn all about growing sedum, including how to choose among the many varieties and how to plant and care for these lovely flowering succulents.
12 Evergreen Groundcovers for a Low-Maintenance Landscape

12 Evergreen Groundcovers for a Low-Maintenance Landscape

Fill your garden’s “in-between” spaces with beautiful evergreen groundcovers! Discover some of the best plants for low-maintenance, eco-friendly groundcover.
Ornamental Grasses: Selection, Design Ideas and Care

Ornamental Grasses: Selection, Design Ideas and Care

Ornamental grasses are a gardener’s dream! We feature 15 of the most popular varieties plus tips on selecting and growing grass.
How to Plant Ground Cover Plants

How to Plant Ground Cover Plants

Low-maintenance ground cover plants prevent weeds and provide erosion control on slopes. Here are tips for planting garden ground cover that return year after year on hillsides, around trees and between pavers.
Spring Flowering Bulbs for Groundcover or Filler

Spring Flowering Bulbs for Groundcover or Filler

Spring bulbs help to get your garden off to a colorful start. The flowers in our list are ideal as temporary ground cover or companions to perennials.
Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens

Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens

Every winter, winds and storms batter the empty vegetables beds in the garden. Protect the soil from erosion and weeds by growing a cover crop in that space. The cover crop not only protects the soil surface but adds nutrients for next spring too!
Top 5 Well-behaved Perennial Groundcovers

Top 5 Well-behaved Perennial Groundcovers

If you have a lot of landscape to cover and are looking for a low maintenance, inexpensive way to do it, then look for perennial groundcover plants. Perennial plants will return year after year!
Time-Saving Tip: Mulch

Time-Saving Tip: Mulch

Mulch is more than an attractive finishing touch in a garden. Adding mulch to the garden is a time-saving, water-saving, weed-minimizing, and soil-improving step that is worth the effort.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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