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Re: [pfaf] [Fwd: Ground cover plants.]

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  • David Adams
    A horticulturalist friend was telling me about Buffalo grass. A hardy, drought tollerant, western native grass that is used in xerioscape gardening. Maybe
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 6, 2002
      A horticulturalist friend was telling me about Buffalo
      grass. A hardy, drought tollerant, western native
      grass that is used in xerioscape gardening. Maybe
      that would help.

      --- Richard Morris <webmaster@...> wrote:
      > Can anyone help Bill with this?
      >
      > > Bill (billtgibson@...) added the
      > comment:
      > >
      > > We have a house in Lake Tahoe at an elevation of
      > 6000 feet. Winter blankets us every year with about
      > 3 feet of snow for 4 months. The soil is sandy and
      > dusty and full of pine needles, and the sunlight is
      > filtered. I�m looking for the best ground cover to
      > create a thick grass-like carpet that my family can
      > recreate on. This is a vacation home and we are
      > rarely there so we can�t water, mow or maintain it.
      > Does such a plant exist? Much thanks.
      > > 6000 ft elevation, Northern California, snowy
      > winters, sandy soil, filtered sun
      >
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