Slow growing ground cover

i’m a lazy north toronto non-gardener. my south-facing, very sunny 12×14 front yard patch was a dumpsite of topsoil, clay and some gravel after interlocking several tears ago. most of the neighbourhood lawns have developed at least a little clover,…

Best hardy plants for a woody garden

What would be the best hardy plants for a woody garden.  There are 4 trees in the immediate area with many more in surrounding area, the soil is clay based and it is part sun.  I want to create a…