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Fuller’s FAQs – Beach ground cover

Question:   I live at the beach and would like to know if there is a type of herb that I could use as a ground cover. I would prefer something that might be fragrant. Do you have any suggestions.

Answer:    If the area is sunny, use rosemary. It is drought and salt tolerant. If planted near a walkway, it will release its scent when brushed against.

Q:    What are some herbs I can plant in a sunny window box at the beach?

A:    As long as the window box is out of direct salt spray, on the west side of the house, you could try parsley, rosemary, dill, basil or chives.

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About Anne Heymen (75 Articles)
Retired after 49 years in major media publication, Anne spends her time as Contributing Editor to PluggedIn whenever her two cats allow her some time to herself.

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