Green Circle Growers Blog

Ground Covers Offer Ideal Solution for Problem Garden Areas

Green Circle Growers - Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Ground covers offer an attractive alternative to turf grass in many locations around the yard. Heavily shaded areas and slopes that are difficult or dangerous to mow are generally better planted with ground covers than grass. Ground covers are low-growing leafy, grassy or flowering plants that exhibit a naturally-spreading growth pattern. A wide variety of ground covers is available from local garden centers. ...read more

Ornamental Grasses Attract Attention in Autumn Garden

Green Circle Growers - Friday, September 18, 2009

Ornamental Grasses add texture and motion to the garden in any season, but it is in autumn when seed heads form that ornamental grasses and their look-alike cousins sedges and rushes are most intriguing. From the gracefully arching, six-foot plumes of Stipa (Giant Feather Grass) that tower over the garden to the fuzzy dusters protruding from clumps of Festuca (Fescue) that tickle our legs as we weed, the seed pods of decorative grasses charm and delight.  ...read more