Role of groundcovers in landscapes

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What roles do groundcovers have in a landscape design?

Role of groundcovers in landscapes

You should not think of groundcovers as just a solution for problem areas. They can be used to visually unify divergent components of a landscape. They can be used to soften the edges of borders, pathways, steps and drives. Groundcovers that weave around trees and shrubs and garden sculptures are an effective design element and provide a unified look. As a foreground, a ground cover can be the unifying factor in a collection of plants.

   

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