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Good ground cover for shaded areas?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by Grant1994, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Grant1994

    Grant1994 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 40

    I have about a 1000 square foot area that is pretty well shaded by oak trees growing in it, this is the front corner of my property. For the last few years I have mulched this area but am wanting to try something different this year and was wondering if you guys could recommend a good ground cover for shaded areas it would be nice if it flowered at some time of the year but it doesn't have to, I am just looking for something that would look nice from the road but isn't a massive area of mulch. Thanks for your help!
  2. Armsden&Son

    Armsden&Son LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,358

    I have always been partial to a nice patch of Pachysandra.....
  3. Collier landscapes

    Collier landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Vinca. Very hardy and produces purple flowers

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