Groundcovers can be a terrific alternative to grass areas within the landscape plan that pose challenges such as steep slopes, dense shade, limited water, difficulty mowing and lack of color.  Varities that are popular in zone 5 are Ajuga, Iceplant, Cotoneaster, Wintercreeper, Sweet Woodruff, Ivy, Juniper, Mahonia, Phlox, Potentilla, Thyme, Sedum and Vinca.  If you need assisstance with a trouble spot in your landscape visit .



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