garden on hill - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by alwaysme49
May 22, 2010
I want to put in a new garden on a hill with 45degree angle.What can I plant there that will sustain piles of snow from my driveway.Would I be better with perenials,annuals or shrubs? Thank you so much.Connie

Answer from NGA
May 22, 2010
I'd be inclined to plant a sturdy groundcover on the slope. It will be better able to tolerate piles of snow in the winter time and there are both low growing and tall growing groundcovers. If it's a sunny spot, plant creeping juniper, Ajuga (carpet bugle), or daylilies. Best wishes with your new garden!

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