Weed Suppressive Ground Covers Fact Sheet
Eshenaur, Brian; Senesac, Andy; Tsontakis-Bradley, Irene; Weston, Leslie
What’s in a name? A groundcover is a perennial plant used en masse for its visual wallop and to crowd out weeds. Many are gorgeous perennials that gardeners have used in flower borders for years. Now we’re finding that some are top performers in the “tough sites” department too. Fewer weeds means less herbicide use. Good news for you … and for the environment.
NYS IPM Type: Ornamentals Fact Sheet
New York State IPM Program
Agricultural IPM; Nursery; Ornamentals; Community IPM; Landscapes