Groundcover

Groundcover is, at its name would suggest, any type of plant that grows directly over the top of the ground and covers it. There are many practical reasons for planting groundcover like Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi). For starters, it provides protection for your topsoil and prevents it from erosion and drought. Groundcovers are also known to be great for carrying out weed suppression and for adding an extra layer of texture to a garden area without requiring much effort on your part. You will like the way groundcover looks when installed properly.

Home and business owners have found all kinds of ways to incorporate groundcover into their landscaping design. Some have used it to create an alternate lawn in shady areas where grass won’t grow. Others have utilized groundcover like Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) to fill up the spaces between flagstone and pavers. There are even some who simply use it as a type of living mulch that cools off the ground and regulates topsoil.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of installing groundcover on your property, give us a call. We can show you how to mulch with Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) to keep your lawn from drying out. We can also speak with you about other types of groundcover and educate you about how to care for it properly. When you use it correctly, groundcover can be a very effective type of plant and can add a unique feature to any outdoor space.

For more information on groundcover, or to ask any questions you might have about taking care of it the right way, contact us at 231-464-5809 today.

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