Walkable Ground Cover

Walkable Ground Cover

If you are looking some good alternatives for your grass in the garden, you may think of planting some ground cover plants to replace your lawn. Not only did they provide green foliage and beautiful flowers for your family, they are also fully walkable for human and animals. You can step on them just like the grass. Most of them can resist drought environment and bad quality soil types like clay soil. They usually do not too much maintenance work which can save you a great amount of time.

Here are some stoppable ground cover species you can use for decorating your yard. The Silver kisses is a common one which grow no more than 2 inches in height, making it ideally for grounding covering purposes. It like full sunlight and can tolerate clay soil types if you are in such case. Another good part of this plant is they can spread their seeds automatically which help them extend quickly in the yard. They can be a good choice if you are about to do some walk on them every day.

If your garden has heavy foot traffic each day, The Rupture Wort might be a good option for you. They can form a tough green carpet which can resist extensive human and animal steps on them. Although they produce small white blossom, they are too tiny to attract some insects to your garden. Its appearance resembles grasses a lot, making it difficult to be differentiated from grasses. You do not spend too much time on it once you can put them in full sunlight.

If you prefer some ground cover plants having extreme beauty added to your backyard, the Bird’s Foot Trefoil might be suitable for you. The most astonishing view of this plant is their yellow and orange blossom in summer. The fragrance will bring extra bonus for the landscape for your summer garden and they can resist clay soil well. Like most ground cover plants, it prefers full sunlight to grow healthy.

Image provided by Anne Burgess [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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