Ground cover

I want to consider ice plant as ground cover. I would like to know if it is good idea for Toronto weather and any pros and cons. Thank you very much. Do you know anything about growing Turkish Veronica in…

Micro Clover

My question is about micro clover and how resilient it is, would it be able to withstand or bounce back from a car parking on it?…

Ground Covers for Slope

Hi there, My yard backs in a slope about 50 degree in North York. I’m looking for a recommendation for a low maintenance, shade tolerant ground cover that could help control erosion on an east facing but fully shaded steep…

Creeping Evergreen

I live in King City Ontario North of Vaughan. I am interested in knowing about this every green I have seen growing on step like structures. It appeals to me as it appears to cover areas without giving room for…

Ground cover for between flagstone.

I have a small back garden and have removed the grass and replaced it with flagstone. I would like to plant a low perennial ground cover between the stones. I have some experience with creeping thyme. Is that my only…

Groundcover Plants for Growing Under Trees

I have a maple tree and an Alberta Spruce tree in my garden. Unfortunately nothing seems to grow beneath the trees. The main concern is under the tall Alberta spruce where there are no plants. Can you suggest any perennial…

Thyme and Ants

Hi. I planted Thyme in my garden as ground cover. I noticed today, there are many ants around one of them. So I did dig a bit and saw many of them and some have wings. I did dig the…

Groundcover for Gap Between Fences

I have an 8 inch gap between my fence and my neighbours’ fence that runs along the property line. I would like to use a ground cover that is low maintenance to avoid having to maintain any plants or tend…

Cedar Hedges & Adjacent Grass

Hi there, over the last few years I have been unintentionally neglecting my cedar hedges. They have grown to be quite tall and I would like to trim their height, as well as give them a haircut all around so…