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Q.Have I made a mistake in planting white clover in a newly dug perennial garden?

Zone Waukesha WI 53186 | Anonymous added on June 22, 2020 | Answered

I pulled out a yew hedge and replaced it with perennials. I broadcast white clover seeds to create a green mulch. I have planted flowers and herbs.

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Answered on June 24, 2020

While white clover is great for lawns and general ground cover, you may find it too invasive to grow in your flower beds. You'll need to wait and see if you end up deciding that it's too much of a weed to have it there. If it gets to be too much, here's an article that will help:

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