||Ground covers bring versatility, texture, and durability to traditional lawn spaces. Barbara Ellis explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities in her new guide, helping readers create eye-catching splashes of color and texture in unexpected places. Full color photographs bring to life flowering plants, herbs, mosses, ground-hugging shrubs, and heathers combined with hardscape lawn alternatives such as bluestone, crushed gravel, brick, or shredded bark mulch. Covering Ground delivers part inspiration, part landscaping advice, and part in-depth how-to for planting an open outdoor space. Paperback. Full color, photographs and illustrations throughout. 224 pages; 9 1/4” x 10”.