“Barbara W. Ellis transforms yards into flowering pieces of art…offering low-maintenance schemes, plant combinations, and in-depth advice on nurturing verdant landscapes.”
“Covering Ground will inspire with its wonderful possibilities for creating eye-catching color and texture in unexpected places. Ellis has the answers to the toughest garden situations…”
East Coast Gardener
“If you’re making the decision to get rid of some water-thirsty lawn, here’s help. Here are plenty of alternatives, as simple or as show as you want, for sun or shade, around pavers, along edges, fragrant or not, fast- or slow-growing, high- or low-maintenance.”
St. Petersburg Times
“There's life beyond lawn grass, and even beyond English ivy and pachysandra. You'll find lots of good ideas in Covering Ground.”Chicago Tribune
“Barbara Ellis … elevates utilitarian ground cover plants to garden stars.”McClatchy News Service
Loved the beautiful pictures. Lot of good ideas for choosing ground covers.Published 2 months ago by PMShopper
Nicely helpful, expands the notion of ground cover (low growing substitute for grassy coverage) to any plant that expands rapidly and fills a
defined area of space. Read more
I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE WHO LOVES GARDENING! THIS IS A WELL WRITTEN BOOK AND I AM ADDING IT TO MY GARDEN LIBRARY!Published 6 months ago by Aronda Xystris
Thaïs brook Is pu Thérèse as nimber 1for grounds cover-girl. I live in California...was about to replace m'y grasse Wiltshire ground cover and thé information... Read morePublished 7 months ago by It's the little things that matter.
Must have for anyone who prefers maintenance free ground covers to traditional lawns.
Great pictures with information on which ground covers work well together