Will low-maintenance ground covers choke out other flowers if planted in a flower bed?

Answer

Creeping Jenny might be a problem if it likes the area and you don't buy a cultivar that's slow growing. The others, however, not so much, especially thyme, which is slow growing. What service each of these plants does perform, however, is that where they do grow, they grow tightly, making it less likely you'll have to weed. In eight years I've only had to weed my thyme patch once to root out a single dandelion.

Updated on April 24, 2018

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Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds
By Jill Spencer
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