There’s nothing as soothing as an emerald carpet of moss on a damp, misty morning. Mosses combine wonderfully with ferns and evergreen groundcovers in the shady garden and I hope you’ll agree that mosses are one plant that no garden should be without. Read Article
Got a shady spot? Here are some groundcovers that will dress up the shade.
Try these perennial favorites to brighten up that shady spot. Read Article
We love Bergenia cordifolia, or pigsqueak, for its tall stalks of early spring flowers and its large handsome leaves, which make it a good groundcover. Read Article
We love ‘Fubuki’ forest grass (Hakonechloa macra Fubuki) for its white and green stripes, which set it apart from other forest-grass cultivars. Read Article
Common name: Wild ginger, Canadian wild ginger Botanical name: Asarum canadense Virtues: Works as a groundcover in shade. Serves as a host plant for larvae of the pipeline swallowtail butterfly. The roots are edible and they smell and taste like … Read Article
Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia) is a native groundcover for shade that has attractive flowers and foliage. Read Article
BY C. COLSTON BURRELL / Free Union, Virginia, Zone 7 I am a lustful gardener. I once referred to myself as a chlorophyll addict, and an earnest voice asked who had bestowed my certification. Though I joked that she had … Read Article