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E. Vinje

Hello Ken –

There are any number of lawn alternatives that require less work than turfgrass. Here’s a list of our shade lovers.

Moss is not as resilient as most grasses, but it’s certainly able to withstand occasional foot traffic.

Creeping Charlie, also known as ground ivy, can be a lovely, thick ground cover in areas of partial shade.

Lily-of-the-Valley, Snow-on-the-Mountain and Sweet Woodruff are all perennial shade-loving ground covers that require little care and form a dense weed-resistant canopy.

Hope this helps!