Grand Ground Cover Ideas

Capitalize on every inch of your garden with these ground cover ideas to fill otherwise empty areas. Whether you're working with sun or shade conditions, this basic gardening list features 12 of our ground cover favorites.

Lamium

Lamium Zones 4 to 8

Lamium will definitely contribute a lovely new wrinkle to shady spots. Where other ground covers can offer only color, lamium quickly adds a dense growth of corrugated foliage that is often variegated, for extra interest and visibility in shady spots. Use it to fill in bare areas under shrubs or other established perennials, where it will form textural mounds.

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