Category Ground cover plants

Ground cover plants serve as nature’s verdant carpet, filling in spaces with dense foliage, vibrant blooms, and an array of textures. These plants, whether flowering or purely foliage-based, play an essential role in landscaping by preventing soil erosion, suppressing weeds, and enhancing the beauty of gardens.

This section ventures into the diverse realm of ground cover plants, offering insights into their selection, cultivation, and the myriad benefits they offer. Whether you’re seeking to beautify a shaded nook, create a flowery tapestry, or establish a low-maintenance green space, ground cover plants promise to transform landscapes with charm and function.

Various ground covers

Ground cover plants

Ground cover plants are low-growing species that can beautifully decorate the spaces between stepping stones,โ€ฆ

Lily of the valley plant

Lily of the valley

Interested in growing the beautiful lily of the valley plant? This shade-tolerant flowering groundcover canโ€ฆ

Succulent and cactus garden outdoors

5 succulent garden ideas

Wonderfully low-maintenance and visually stunning, it’s no wonder succulents have remained popular garden plants forโ€ฆ

Red creeping thyme

Red creeping thyme

Red creeping thyme, with its lovely shades of red and pink, can make an excellentโ€ฆ

Pachysandra - japanese spurge - shade garden groundcover plant


Pachysandra is a shade-loving evergreen groundcover plant perfect for carpeting low-light areas with a rich,โ€ฆ

Sweet woodruff - galium odoratum - shade groundcover for woodland garden

Sweet woodruff

Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum) is a lovely herbaceous perennial plant well-suited as a groundcover inโ€ฆ