Monday, May 16, 2011

Organic weed control using beautiful groundcovers

Who needs herbicides when you can use beautiful ground covers to crowd them out. Here's an excellent fact sheet from Cornell University regarding the use of ground cover for organic weed control.

A groundcover is a perennial plant used en masse for its visual wallop—and to crowd out weeds. Many are gorgeous perennials that gardeners have used in flower borders for years. Now we’re finding that some are top performers in the "tough sites" department too.

Butterfly Milkweed

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