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Low maintenance ground cover around raised gardens


#1

Any suggestion on low maintenance ground cover around the raised beds


#2

I am a big fan of Dymondia http://www.bewaterwise.com/Gardensoft/plant_description.aspx?PlantID=3283

I don’t know how it will do in your area, but it is drought tolerant and can be walked on without damage. It also has small yellow flowers in the spring.


#3

Creeping thyme may work.


#4

I am very interested in this topic, as the paths between our raised beds in our community garden are constantly a struggle. The wood chips that the electric company brings are either already full of or quickly become full of weed seeds and looks very messy and takes a lot of time to mow between our 48 beds!


#5

One of the best covers I have used is over seeding with mache. It keeps weeds down, and is delicious in salads.