Stepables Top 10 plants, a grassy replacement for walkways and small areas - soft and cool to the touch, and the more they get stepped on, the more they thrive!

Steppable Plants for Walkways: creeping perennials are very low growing ground covers, wide variety of color. blue star creeper, stonecrop and creeping wire vine. Miniature rush resembles grass but holds up to foot traffic

Don't let this little beauty fool you -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.

The Best Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden

The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.

Corsican Mint ~ Wonderful, mat forming groundcover that features tight green, aromatic foliage. Tiny lavender flowers in summer. Plant as a lawn substitution or between stones so that the gentle scent of mint is released when walked on. Excellent for front entryways and back patios. Will take moist areas as well as normal landscape scenarios and will reseed easily in the garden.

Corsican Mint, mat-forming groundcover w/tight green, aromatic foliage. Tiny lavender flowers in summer. Use as a lawn sub or between stones; scent released when walked on. Good for front entryways & back patios. Handles moist areas too; will reseed.

Sweet Woodruff aka Galium odorata - fragrant flowers in May and a good ground cover for shade where only moss will grow.

Asperula Odorata (Sweet Woodruff, Galium odorata)

Sweet Woodruff aka Galium odorata - fragrant flowers in May and a good ground cover for shade where only moss will grow. Can be very aggressive but not when in dry shade

Duizendknoop: tegen slakken, bodembedekker (antislakken: ooievaarsbek, wolfsmelk,...)

Duizendknoop: tegen slakken, bodembedekker (antislakken: ooievaarsbek, wolfsmelk,...)

taxusblokken en bodembedekkers (Tiarella cordifolia) zorgen voor contrast met zuilbeuken voor de hoogte.

Tiarella cordifolia provides groundcover under columnar beech and beside Taxus hedges for a simple yet interesting front garden.

Saxifraga urbium, schildersverdriet. Bodembedekker, groenblijvend. Schaduw-halfschaduw, hoogte: 30cm, bloei: mei-juni.

Saxifraga x urbium. Ideal for deep or partial shade in a moist but well drained soil.

Carpet Bugle Ajuga short ground cover with color, very hardy zone 3-9

Ajuga Black Scallop (Carpet Bugle)

Ajuga reptans Black ScallopCarpet Bugle groundcover Type: Perennials Short (Plant apart)Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer Full Sun to Full Shade Condition: Normal, Acidic, Clay Flower Color / Accent: Blue / Purple

Persicaria affinis ‘Donald Lowndes

Persicaria 'Donald Lowndes' great ground cover July - Sept in sun or part shade - foliage turns brown in autumn hmmm nice or nasty brown I wonder Macplants

I love this idea: Corsican Mint ~ Wonderful, mat forming groundcover that features tight green, aromatic foliage. Tiny lavender flowers in summer. Plant as a lawn substitution or between stones so that the gentle scent of mint is released when walked on. Excellent for front entryways and back patios. Will take moist areas as well as normal landscape scenarios and will reseed easily in the garden.

Corsican Mint, mat-forming groundcover w/tight green, aromatic foliage. Tiny lavender flowers in summer. Use as a lawn sub or between stones; scent released when walked on. Good for front entryways & back patios. Handles moist areas too; will reseed.

Ooievaarsbek 10-15 cm (Geranium macrorrhizum 'spessart'). Bodembedekker, verdraagt goed schaduw.

Ooievaarsbek 10-15 cm (Geranium macrorrhizum 'spessart'). Bodembedekker, verdraagt goed schaduw.

Duizendknoop, vaste groenblijvende plant. Bloeit juli, aug, sept, okt

Persicaria Affinis Darjeeling Red ~ Beautiful, long-flowering ground cover (recommended by Dr.

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