Groundcover to replace shady lawn

I have been struggling to maintain my shady lawn, which is overrun by small plants with heart shaped leaves and little blue flowers that are a bit like Johnny Jump Ups. I guess they are weeds but are rather pretty!There…

Groundcover for front yard needed

I am looking for a groundcover suitable for my front yard under a Silver birch on either side of a dry Japanese style rock stream. Garden is facing east and gets only morning sun. The ground cover should not grow…

Black Walnut lots of shade my lawn won’t grow.

I am thinking of putting in clover. I’ve tried all sorts of grass but the massive black walnut in my backyard seems to be killing off everything. Would you recommend clover as a solution? If so what kind? Also how…