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I maintain gardens at a hotel in shropshire and the owners want the cobbled area made safer for people to walk on. They cater for weddings and social functions, so plenty of high heels. The cobbles are part of the listing for this property so cannot be removed. What plants can you suggest to fill in the gaps between the cobbles without losing sight of the stones. I thought of grass but is there a grass that only grows to about 1/2 inch?



Try low growing herbs, thyme etc. it does not mind being walked on!!

24 Jun, 2008


Agree thymes best choice huge range available , could add camomile - more grass like . Found creeping jenny pretty tough [ lysmachia ] the golden leaf variety attractive.

24 Jun, 2008


I have creeping jenny, growing freely in my garden,it is in the soil though, but let me know if you want to try some amongst the cobbles and I will send you some.
Never sent plants in the post before, but willing to have a go!

24 Jun, 2008


Not an expert, but maybe chamomile?

24 Jun, 2008

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