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It is important to have your ground covers spaced properly so they will touch and adequately cover the ground – without overcrowding into each other's growing space.
When spacing your ground covers, you should take into account how large the plants will be when they are fully matured. The smaller your ground cover plants, the closer they should be planted together. For instance, you would plant uva ursi and carpet bugles closer than you would candytuft and periwinkle.
Always check the plant's growing label to determine proper spacing techniques.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|