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By Tim1272

United Kingdom Gb

my garden is concrete which has now cracking. Weeds grow in the cracks. What plants can be planted in these cracks that will keep the weeds away?



certain low growing campanula will grow quite well in cracking concrete

If the cracks are big enough thymes and sedums may grow OK

5 Oct, 2012


Best to start by sowing seeds directly into the cracks so that the roots can get a good purchase. Erinous alpinus (Fairy Foxglove) could be suitable.

5 Oct, 2012


You won't go far wrong with poppies.

The yellow Dicranostigma franchetianum are particularly nice and remain low growing in comparison to the traditional reds seen most often.

5 Oct, 2012


Try Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion' and how about Alchemilla mollis in the shady areas? Or try poking cuttings of Helianthemum (Rock Rose) in. Aquelegia and Nigella would grow there too, see if someone you know has seed on their plants now.

5 Oct, 2012

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