Try Creeping Phlox...Red Creeping Thyme, and Mazus for some low-maintenance ground covers that suppress weeds

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Oregano is one of the most popular perennial herbs to grow in an herb garden. Here are six reasons why you should add oregano to your garden.

6 Reasons to Grow Oregano

Oregano is one of the most popular perennial herbs to grow in an herb garden. Here are six reasons why you should add oregano to your garden.

Crepe Myrtles | Planting Instructions

My favorite shrub - crepe myrtle first freeze in Powell Nov. 6 last freeze in Powell March 29

Texas Sage - This evergreen shrub needs full sun and is drought tolerant.  The soil needs to be well drained as well.  It has a beautiful light purple flower that some people say it is suppose to bloom right before it rains.  It can grow to be a little larger so it will usually need to pruned back.

Texas Sage - This evergreen shrub needs full sun and is drought tolerant. The soil needs to be well drained as well. It has a beautiful light purple flower that some people say it is suppose to bloom right before it rains. It can grow to be a little larger so it will usually need to pruned back.

SmartScape Plant Details - Frog Fruit - native groundcover, full sun to full shade.  "Tough as a boot."  Can be used as a lawn replacement.

SmartScape Plant Details - Frog Fruit/ground cover/drought resistance/replacement for grass

Full size picture of Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle 'Dynamite' (Lagerstroemia indica)

Full size picture of Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle 'Dynamite' (Lagerstroemia indica)

Convolvulus sabatius  This sweet little plant develops a dense carpet of grey-green leaves, and only grows about 15-20cm high. It spreads extensively, is fast growing and has slender twining stems that are studded with periwinkle blue blooms. Drape over rockeries, pathways and retaining walls. It grows best in full sun or part shade and in well-drained soil. It will tolerate hot, exposed sites and coastal salt sprays.Graham's top groundcover plants

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Convolvulus sabatius This sweet little plant develops a dense carpet of grey-green leaves, and only grows about high. It grows best in full sun or part shade and in well-drained soil. It will tolerate hot, exposed sites and coastal salt sprays.

Texas Lilac (Vitex). They are hardy, drought tolerant, and the butterflies

Texas Lilac ~ Vitex Blooms all summer long. Can be grown as a shrub but looks better trimmed as a tree (like the photo). After blooming, shear back (never more than of the plant) and it will rebloom and grow vigorously! Love this tree

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