Return to the Meadows & Prairies Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Getting a hillside meadow to grow...

Posted by greengardener07 6b/7 - SE PA (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 15, 09 at 13:15

How would you sow the boxed wildflower mixes on a hillside with out the seeds being washed away in the rain?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Getting a hillside meadow to grow...

Most use a seed-and-straw method... scatter the seed and cover with a light scattering of straw (not hay, which has seeds). You can also use erosion mats or hydroseed pulp.

Be careful with boxed mixtures-- are the seeds native? Some mixes contain invasives, or a lot of annuals.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Meadows & Prairies Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here