Have a Slope That's Too Steep To Mow? Plant Daylilies

By Newyorkrita
July 19, 2015

How I transformed my grassy slope into a paradise of daylily blooms.

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Jul 25, 2015 2:40 PM CST
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Wisconsin (Zone 4b)
"They" say Zone 5, I garden for 4!
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Bought this home 19 years ago. Front hillside was way too steep to mow. Now I have tons of daylilies growing on it, along with many other perennials to keep it blooming all summer into fall. A never ending project, but that's the way a garden is!
If I could figure out how to get photos on here, I would do so. The area is about 100 feet long, 7-9 feet top to bottom (a guess) and about 45 degree slope at least. I still occasionally lose my footing and fall Rolling on the floor laughing Have to keep neighborhood entertained! Maybe they think I drink while gardening?! Smiling
Jul 25, 2015 2:47 PM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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I am glad that this worked for you also.
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