Few things are more delightful than a tranquil garden path marked by stepping stones, particularly when the spaces between those stones are occupied by soft and colorful groundcover plants. Although most groundcover will struggle to survive under high foot traffic, other species will thrive and flourish regardless of how often they are stepped on -- and they are often available to buy as wholesale plants. These are four unusual and beautiful plants that are hardy enough to be grown as part of a walking path while still being comfortable enough to be navigated barefoot.
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- While concrete curbing around a flower bed or a fence provides an attractive and useful barrier in the landscape, it can also be problematic to trim the grass around it. Lawnmowers can't mow right up against the curbing or fence, and string trimmers may cause damage to the curbing or fence materials. Fortunately, there are some landscaping options that will solve this problem and still look good. Option #1: Brick mowing strip
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