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When you’re looking for something attractive to quickly fill in a large area, then you can’t really go wrong with ajuga. Read here to get tips for growing ajuga bugleweed in the garden.

Carpet Bugle Plants: Growing Ajuga Bugleweed In The Garden

Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans) - creeping perennial evergreen that loves shade but can be slowed by planting in partial sun (member of mint family)

Sounding a Clarion Call on the Problem With Bugleweed: Ajuga is a ground cover that presents good color -- and a big problem.

Sounding a Clarion Call on the Problem With Bugleweed

10 Worst Plants to Grow in Your Yard -- You'd Have to Be Nuts to Grow Any of These Plants: Ajuga Plants

Sweet Woodruff Care: How To Grow Sweet Woodruff Ground Cover

Sweet Woodruff Care: How To Grow Sweet Woodruff Ground Cover

Shade plant: Sweet woodruff herb was originally grown for the fresh smell the leaves give off and was used as a kind of air freshener. It also has some medicinal uses and is edible. Learn more about sweet woodruff here.

If you’re looking for stunning color in the garden, then why not consider planting the coral bells perennial. In addition to flower color, you will love the intense foliage colors available. Read here for more info.

Coral Bells Flowers - How To Grow Coral Bells

Planting Coral Bells: Tips For Growing The Coral Bells Plant In Your Garden in Flowers, Ornamental Gardens

Flossflowers or Ageratum emits a smell which mosquitos find particularly offensive. It secretes coumarin, which is widely used in commercial mosquito repellent.  Ageratum is a perenial plant which reaches heights of 8-18” & has blue flowers, although there are varieties with pink, white & violet blooms. This plant will thrive in full or part sun & doesn't require rich soil. Good in rock gardens.Leaves can be crushed to increase  odor, its not advisable to rub directly on the skin.

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants - Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties.

Monkshood (aconitum) for my shade garden--it blooms in the fall and for a long time.  It gets pretty tall and is striking.  And poisonous:)

Our Favorite Shade Garden Perennials

Azure Monkshood After everything else in the garden has quit blooming, the intense amethyst-blue hooded flowers of Azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii) remain intact.

Try growing lamb's ear in your garden. This plant is a variety of perennial herb with fuzzy green leaves and pretty pure purple flowers on long stalks. It is easy to grow and makes a great ground cover.

Lamb's Ear Growing Tips - (Stachys Byzantina

Try growing lambs ear in your garden. This plant is a variety of perennial herb with fuzzy green leaves and pretty pure purple flowers on long stalks. It is easy to grow and makes a great ground cover.

Planting speedwell in the garden is a great way to enjoy longlasting blooms throughout the summer season. These easycare plants don’t require much upkeep once established. Click here for more info.

Speedwell Plant Care – Tips For Growing Speedwell Flowers

Veronica Speedwell: Information On Planting Speedwell In The Garden in Flowers, Ornamental Gardens

Lungwort (Pulmonaria) - Thrives in shade, likes it moist, but not swampy. May wilt after transplanting, but should perk up.

Lungwort Plants - How To Grow Lungwort

Growing Lungwort: Information About The Lungwort Flower. This shade-loving perennial could be just the thing for you. ~ My favorite plant. I grow different varieties.

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