Ugly Culvert - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by toniat8
October 14, 2009
I have an ugly culvert in the front of my house. its a back-breaker to have to cut the grass in it by dipping the mower down into the culver then having to pull it back out. i was thinking of killing the grass in the bottom half of the culvert, and planting groudcover that can grown as wild as it wants. what are your thoughts?

Answer from NGA
October 14, 2009


I think your idea is a good one! Here are a few groundcover plants to consider: Ajuga
(Ajuga reptans), grows 3? high. It blooms in spring. Liriope (Liriope muscari) grows
1-2? in height, has violet, white or pink flowers that extend above the foliage in the summer. Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon japonicus) grows 6-12? in height. Hope these suggestions are helpful.

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