Paths and Ground Covers for Your Yard

Hey there my lovey people! How are you? Are you enjoying the beautiful days? I’m always here to show you some incredible ideas to decorate your interior and yard. For today, I have a very interesting post that is called “Paths and Ground Covers for Your Yard”. Are you excited?

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There are so many paths and walkway designs to choose from. And isntead of building a solid brick or concrete path, consider adding a living path to your landscape. Ground covers can soften the hard edges of patios, paths and stone steps.

Here are some ideas of path designs and ground cover tips that I hope that you will find useful. Enjoy!

 

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 Thyme

Thyme plants are fragrant and resilient, ideal for sunny spots in your landscape. Tuck it between stepping stones and enjoy its fresh scent every time you walk by. Woolley theme, mother-ot-thyme and red creeping thyme will slowely, but surely cover exposed locations in your yard. I need to mention that they are rabbit and deer resistant as well.

Portulaca

Portulaca, often called moss rose is a cheerful, sun-loving annual plant. Its crepe paperlike blooms come in a wide variety of colors, like orange, red, salmon, white, yellow and bicolors. This plant also has bright green needlelike foliage that pops back into place if you happen to step on it. It is also drought-resistant and acts like a perennial in frost-free regions.

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Scotch Moss

This golden moss thrives in the sun and bounces right back if someone steps on it. It is frosted with a pretty layer of tiny white flowers in the spring.

Sedum

Sedums are drought and heat resistant plants, ideal for sunny, exposed areas. They require little attention and are strong enough to handle foot traffic. You can find them in a wide range od shapes and sizes but short varieties make the best groundcovers. Look for varieties such as Fuldaglut, Kamtschaticum, Blue Spruce, Tricolor or Dragon Blood.

Ajuga

This plant grows just a few inches tall, yet it adds tons of color to your landscape. This easy-care beauty is prized for both its colorful foliage and flowers as well as for its ability to slowly and steadily carpet your garden.

Blue Star Creeper

Brighten up the shady corners of your landscape with the charms of this plant. In spring and early summer, the blue star creeper develops masses of pale blue star-shape flowers.

What do you think about these pathways and ground covers my lovely karma streamers? Do you find them interesting and fun? Share your comments! If you have some other suggestions, please share them too. Thank you for reading! Enjoy in the rest of your day and don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Karma Stream!


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