Ground Cover Info, Please!

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  1. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    I'm working on some ground cover, and was wondering if anyone could help with an extremely visible section of the average layout. In the picture below, I have started with a sifted dirt / sand mix, with a little WS turf, small rocks and clumped foam. This is still wet here. This will be the first of a few "layers", hopefully creating a reasonable facsimile of what one might actually see on the ground.

    What do you do for ground cover? How do you do it? Hints? Tips?

    Thanks!

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  2. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Hi Steve,
    What you have started is looking good, just carry on the same way. I also use real dead leaves (Brownish colour) from my garden all ground up in a blender plus real soil sifted for stones, and dried.

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  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Hi Steve, I think it looks real good!!!:)
  4. Uteram

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    What you've done so far looks great! Very natural.

    I'm a fan of the Woodland Scenics ground foam, but done in very moderate amounts and with very muted colors. Sometimes it can be overdone and laid on a little heavy, but with some testing, you can usually achieve the desired effect.
  5. Ty Rayles

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    You got the right idea! It's looking great, just keep on the way you are going and you will be fine.