I hate grass!

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It's the cultivated form of Purple Deadnettle, isn't it?
I'm just glad it doesn't die out once spring ends like Deadnettle does.
 

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Mine where starts from @thistlebloom , she sent them to me after a bad summer of drought did in ALL my ground cover and then some. :( It stayed around all of last summer and came back BIGGER than ever this spring!
 

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Just noticed on your website that you live in Culpeper. My Dad grew up on a farm in Culpeper. Love those sheep of yours.
 

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Four of the lambs went to their new homes this past weekend!
Have two ram lambs left.
This is Marshmallow, a little lady I'm keeping back.
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I mowed an area near Lamium and caught a piece in the mower. Spouse dumped the grass collector in a hole in the woods. This year there is a growing spot of Lamium about the size of a small bathroom floor. Looks just lovely and it is killing out all the garlic-mustard that had been growing there. Still, I'm not sure I want a wooded area covered in nothing but Lamium.

I have white, pink, and purple flowering Lamium. I've heard there is a yellow-flowering Lamium, but haven't seen it/gotten it yet.
 

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Try sir walter buffalo turf. It performs well either extreme heat, frost or drought. It is low maintenance with a minimal mowing requirements and has the ability to repair itself.
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Thyme also is a great option, it can handle moderate foot traffic, low maintenance and smell like lemon. The best time to fertilise is during the spring and summer.
 

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I say make the whole area a BTE garden and grow food and perennials. Easy to maintain after you've got it established and will improve the soil, be useful and also be pretty.
 

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The Lamium is still blooming!
 

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Need more mulch and weed barrier fabric.

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The weeds, they be poppin' up all over the place! Lol
Idk if I should let 2 of the weeds takeover or not....The mintis going to take over either way, lol.
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