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ground cover

noun as in ground covering

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The problem with grass is that it’s also the most expensive ground cover to maintain.

If you see native plants you like that are growing well naturally, consider using them as a ground cover in your landscape.

Native plants are often your best choice for successful ground covers.

If you use herbicide, it should be safe to plant your ground cover after three days, but make sure you check the label to be sure.

Cheryl Ann Bearss also paints arboreal scenes, including a charming series of muted, hazy miniatures of ground cover.

The ground cover is sparce; apparently only a few small herbs and ferns live on the heavily shaded forest floor.

This habitat is characterized by a cool, moist climate, many rotting logs, and a moist ground cover of leaves and needles.

None has been observed on the ground or beneath ground-cover by day.

Perhaps gorse forms the best ground cover for the preservation of game; but it is far from being the most agreeable to shoot in.

Have you tried planting your bulbs with any of the ground cover plants that will take away the bare look that most bulb beds have?


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ground cover, such as: covert, the earth, leaf litter, leaf mold, terra firma, and tree litter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.