Ideas for steep slope

KMolliMay 15, 2011

The road crew has gifted us with a very steep slope on both sides of our front yard. I would love ideas to make this a lower maintenance slope. Our soil is pretty bad on this slope. It is clay with a heavy influence of flagstone rock. My husband does not want a grass that has to be mowed. I am accumulating tiger lillys from friends but it would take years to gather enough to fill this in. We have to find a solution or the continued erosion will damage our road (we are at the top of a hill on a chip tar road with natural springs running under it. The amount of water that comes off our property is large.

I would love to add pictures to give you a better idea but I cannot figure out how at this time.

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KMolli

Here is one side.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   May 15, 2011 at 11:10AM
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KMolli

Here is the other side,

    Bookmark   May 15, 2011 at 11:12AM
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missingtheobvious(Blue Ridge 7a)

KMolli, the url in your fourth post is the same as the working link in the second post. [Keep in mind that what you see in Preview is what you'll get in the final post. So if you don't see a photo in Preview, it won't appear in the final post. And if a link isn't clickable in Preview, it won't work in the final post. It is possible to post more than one photo in a single post; I believe you need to choose the "html" address from the different possibilities Photobucket offers.]

    Bookmark   May 15, 2011 at 2:53PM
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