Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977

Overview

Ground covers can be used to smother weeds, fill in areas under trees, stabilize hillsides, soften the edges of pathways and reduce evaporation. Showcased here are commonly available shade- and sun-tolerant plants.

Ground Covers Plant List

#Botanical NameCultivarCommon nameTreeNative