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Re: Ground cover


Hope it works out. I visited a small nursery in Seattle that used 3/8- washed gravel for paths. It packed down nicely & didn't track all over like sand or bark mulch or bare dirt. ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <islandjim1@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ground cover


Good idea. Thanks, Judy. We're going nursery shopping tomorrow, so that's something else to look for.

On May 29, 2008, at 6:04 PM, Judy Browning wrote:

sweet woodruff, Galium odoratum Not sure how it will stand up to traffic,but it spreads & fills in fairly quickly. Maybe interplanted with lily-of-the-valley?
----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <islandjim1@comcast.net
>
To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 4:37 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Ground cover


Looking for ground cover suggestions. It's shady and gets a lot of foot traffic [dog foot traffic, that is]. Is astroturf the only sensible answer?


Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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