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What ground covers should I avoid?

I'd like to plant some ground cover in my yard, but I have heard horror stories of ground covers getting out of hand. I don't want to create a landscape nightmare by planting the wrong thing. What ground covers should I avoid?
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Some ground covers that run rampant in some areas of the country may be well-behaved in other locations. You may be able to keep aggressive ground covers in bounds by planting them in contained sites, such as a planting bed surrounded by a concrete barrier. See the Quick Tip on the next page for a list of ground covers that require containment.

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