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1
 Slope full of weeds, need fast growing ground cover/weed control
       • Posted by: tinag333 PA on Wed, Apr 29, 09 at 16:54
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Sep 29, 09 at 12:59
Hi everyone, I've enjoyed reading the forums. So much useful information. We moved to this house a few years ago. The former owners allowed all the weeds to go to seed for years. We have a lot of beautiful plants, shrubs and trees and we've s
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 Full Sun Hillside Covers
       • Posted by: cannclan Alberta, zone 3 on Fri, Sep 29, 06 at 12:54
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 5, 07 at 12:08
Our property in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada (zone 3), has a south exposure steep hillside. I am looking for some type of ground cover that will thrive with little maintenance. It is quite dry here in the summer, and we also
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 What to plant on front yard hillside
       • Posted by: tolleyjenkins Georgia on Mon, Oct 12, 09 at 9:54
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, May 18, 12 at 18:51
I just bought a house (my first) and it has a little front yard with a hill at the end of the yard leading down to a stone wall. The hill, while not incredibly steep, is steep enough that I don't want to have to mow it. I know nothing about gard
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 Clover on hillside
       • Posted by: abbieh PA on Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 7:50
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sat, Jun 6, 09 at 6:30
Hello. A few years ago, we had our hill planted with speading ground cover. However, on the top of the hill, clover has started to grow so quickly that it's 1/2 way down the hill and covering our ground cover. Is there any product I can use tha
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 Welcome all hill dwellers!
       • Posted by: jeanner SW Ohio - Z6 on Mon, Aug 14, 06 at 22:07
              • 36 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Feb 20, 11 at 9:28
Thank you i-village for this new forum! I guess since I am the first one here I will start! I am from SW Ohio. While most of Ohio is very flat, the southern part of the state is not. Our house is build on a ridge, with three sides that
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 planted 3 tulip poplar on slope
       • Posted by: michele_1 MS 7 on Thu, Dec 7, 06 at 11:56
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Dec 12, 06 at 17:29
Planted three tulip poplar trees on one side of our east slope, right around the dog kennel and run. Will give the dog plenty of shade. Also, I'm finding that a little shade is a good thing on a slope even for Bermuda grass, because moisture in
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 VERY steep hill in backyard...need suggestions pls
       • Posted by: taraleigh on Tue, Jun 26, 07 at 2:13
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, May 17, 14 at 1:59
Hi there, I am new to this website and posted this question in another forum... not realizing this one existed. I would greatly appreciate anyone's input into this situation... thank you!!! My husband and I are buying a house that we love
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 Eroding Hillside Challenge
       • Posted by: lovelycherry on Sat, Oct 7, 06 at 17:36
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Nov 3, 06 at 20:09
My husband and i bought a home on Long Island one block from the Long Island Railroad which he rides daily. The back of the house has a steep hill that abuttes the Long Island Railroad, trains run slowly by and infrequently. My yard house does n
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 Suggestions for Groundcover on Steep Hill
       • Posted by: fleemo17 z9 CA on Tue, Jul 5, 11 at 19:31
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jul 19, 11 at 22:58
My brother has a beautiful home, but his back yard consists of steep hills. (See photo.) He's put down sod on part of his yard, but he's having a difficult time keeping it looking good. He's thinking about some kind of ground cover over a chunk o
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 Any low groundcovers without mice and rats?
       • Posted by: ucla81 6 on Sun, Jan 28, 07 at 11:27
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 10, 07 at 15:09
I have a long slope the length of my driveway that is currently grass and a pain to mow. I'd like to plant a groundcover that looks good year round, something low to the ground with little maintenance, but I don't want to harbor rats and mice! A
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 Vinca Illumination?
       • Posted by: schmily z6 VA on Thu, Aug 17, 06 at 20:00
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Nov 10, 06 at 19:31
Has anyone tried vinca Illumination? I was thinking of trying it one the upper part of the slope by the driveway that gets about a 1/2 day of sun (morning). Follow-Up Postings: RE: Vinca Illumination? Posted by: jeanner R
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 pls help to finish this work
       • Posted by: dhaval Georgia on Fri, Oct 9, 09 at 19:00
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Aug 19, 10 at 21:01
hi, This is my first post on this forum as i'm new user. loaction- atlanta,Ga. we have hillside in backyard. Previous owner had weed and uneven grass on that which i cleaned out and put lot of mulch on it but last heavy rain fall has washed
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 Hillside advice
       • Posted by: herdftblfan on Sun, Jul 4, 10 at 9:00
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Thu, Sep 23, 10 at 7:44
It seems you folks know what you are talking about so perhaps you can help. I am building a new home in West Virginia (Huntington, climate zone 6 I think). I have two slopes. Both have been sitting idle since the 1920s and have good soil bu
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 A hill full of weeds
I have a hill behind my new home that is planted with english ivy and myrtle; unfortunately it was allowed to go
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 hillside slipping away
       • Posted by: steveinindiana indiaa on Mon, Oct 12, 09 at 2:13
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 9, 10 at 20:53
My back yard is a steep slope. A year and a half ago after a six inch rain storm it literally started slipping away, not eroding but the top soil sliped down the hill and I ended up with a six foot cliff which kept creeping closer to my house. I
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 Pictures: HELP - landscaping/hardscaping on a hill
       • Posted by: tom8olvr Z5 MA on Thu, Apr 17, 08 at 13:08
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Sep 16, 09 at 21:47
I'm so glad to have found you!! I'm looking for help with my hill! I've recently moved to a new house 1.5 years ago. I thought I'd wait to tackle the hill out back, but it's driving me to drink (like I need another excuse). So, I'm
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 Is Bare Root Groundcover an option for large hillside?
       • Posted by: workingondreamhouse 10 on Wed, Mar 28, 12 at 14:34
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Wed, May 16, 12 at 14:22
We live atop a steep hill and while recently renovating and adding on, we took the opportunity to use the dirt to flatten out a portion of the yard. However, this leaves us with a large dirt hillside on the far side of our flat space. The hil
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 Looking for suggestions
       • Posted by: tnjnm07 6 on Wed, Apr 18, 12 at 20:09
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, May 27, 12 at 0:03
I have a large slope 50w x 15D. What would you do? The Juniper that you see now needs to be ripped out, moles have attacked the roots. Next to that that (unable to see) are red wooden stairs leading up to the street (should I paint them
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 How to maintain/plant this sloping hillside? Ideas?
       • Posted by: imahousenewbie SoCal on Wed, Mar 30, 11 at 16:21
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Aug 8, 12 at 11:53
We just moved into our first house. I'm excited, because I've always been in apartments and never gotten to garden before. I'm having lots of fun in the nice front yard planters! What we can't figure out is what to do with this sloping hillsid
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 Feeling defeated
       • Posted by: dian57 M-H Valley NY-5 on Wed, Jul 31, 13 at 7:10
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jan 19, 14 at 16:13
For 33 years I've been trying to tame my backyard slope. It covers 87 x 23 feet and rises at about a 45 degrees to a row of lilacs and Siberian elms. For about 10 years it was covered with grass. Then we dug it all up and installed steps to an
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