Month: January 2018

How to Grow Virginia Creeper

The Virginia creeper is a woody vine that normally climbs up trees, fences, or what have you, and can also be used as a ground cover. In the latter instance, the Virginia creeper helps control soil erosion. However, the Virginia creeper can smother other plants and insert tendrils into any loose space in your windows,…

How to Grow and Care For Irish Moss

If you want a beautiful carpet-like ground cover for your rock garden or around stepping stones, try¬†Irish moss. It is sometimes called Scotch moss and, although not really a moss, it is formed in a tight mound like moss. They have lime-green tiny leaves with small white or pink flowers that bloom in the summer.…