FOR SIDE YARD----Mondo grass is a sod-forming perennial that serves as a hardy and attractive groundcover in a garden or backyard setting. As an alternative to regular grass, mondo is a low maintenance turf that never needs to be mowed.
This list of easy to grow shade ground covers is the BEST! I love that all of these perennials are perfect to grow under bushes or trees. Now I know what I'm going to do with the shady part of my garden!