Sustainable Plantations and Agroforestry in Costa Rica
Olanga Jay wrote:I'm from Massachusetts. For many years I had a strawberry ground cover. The problem is that from the third year they multiply so that they begin to have a disease ... Plus, berries attract wild animals and insects such as ants ... The harvest was so great that my family could no longer see strawberrys ...
I've experimented with different plants and concluded that the best ground covers make low-growing Mint. Now I also grow wild thyme. Speaking about the ecosystem, the key is in Biodiversity and front of the house can make a wonderful minty garden for bees.
Elisabeth Tea wrote:BTW, on the subject of grass substitutes, I read that the original lawns were chamomile and thyme. That sounds like it would smell lovely when you walked across the yard.
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