Re: [gardeners] need plant suggestions for patio cracks

George Shirley (
Thu, 06 Jul 2000 15:53:00 -0500

Oregano would work good there. You might want to try one of the golden oreganos
for a color difference.


Dan Dixon wrote:
> Hi. We have a flagstone patio set on soil and thin bed of sand and we are
> looking for something to plant in the cracks between the stones (to replace
> the grass that's growing there now). The patio gets full sun for about 6-8
> hrs, and shade morning and evening. Soil drains fairly fast (and we're up on
> a hill so it's a pretty dry area). Stones get hot when in sun. Zone 6-7
> (mid-Tennessee). Creeping thyme is the common suggestion. Any others?
> Thanks,
> Dan Dixon