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By Clare1

Surrey, United Kingdom Gb

I've just moved to a steeply sloping garden (which I'm expecting to be dry in the summer and water-logged in the winter) which is dominated by beech trees at the top of the slope overhanging pretty much most of it. The soil seems a curious mixture of clay and sand and is clearly prone to being washed down the slope. I'm desperate to plant stuff, but am unsure which plants will best suit such extreme conditions. Has anyone any suggestions (excluding, if possible, any yellow-flowering plants cos I don't like them.)



If you like yellow look at Hypericums and gorse?

22 May, 2010


What type of plants do you fancy though .... shrubs or perennials, what heights, what spreads ?
There are several that would cope with this tough site once you know what 'look' you're after.

23 May, 2010

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