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Re: Asian Jasmine is the ground cover..

July 17, 2020 06:38PM
I was told to plant in my front yard by a lawn expert.. finally had one come out.. I've been STILL toiling away on this #^#@%^ front yard ever since this threat started.. I've got about a third of the front yard with grass - by FAR more than any other year in 22 years. I re-seeded the empty spots again today and am giving it everything I have.

One thing that helped was I got a tree limb cutter doo-hicky and have thinned out the tree so that more sun gets to the grass.. I have to water it multiple times a day, since the only grass that will grow in shade in fescue and fescue will die from the heat if the across the street neighbor has a BBQ.. So, CONSTANTLY watering the front yard.. I did shoot a "before" pic.. I'll post it and a "current" pic in a few days after I see if these new seeds start doing anything..

I declared war on our front yard this year.. this is the year we lawn it, then sod it if the lawn fails, then asian jasmine it if that
all fails, then astroturf it if EVERYTHING goes to pot.. There will be something other than dirt in this damn front yard by end of summer..

Here's a pic from a guy in a vid goin on about how "Asian jasmine is a tough, vigorous ground cover."

Actually here's the vid.


  who gardens ... post pics

zn406May 11, 2020 03:45PM

  not much to show

21Dog98May 12, 2020 07:50PM

  Re: not much to show

zn103May 12, 2020 07:54PM

  I'm limited for space (and lazy)

21Dog103May 12, 2020 07:59PM

  Yeah, but. . . .

RAMbeau102May 13, 2020 12:40PM

  Re: Yeah, but. . . .

21Dog109May 14, 2020 05:21AM

  Very big garden.. . .

RAMbeau99May 14, 2020 07:51AM

  Re: Yeah, but. . . .

zn107May 14, 2020 10:29AM

  Re: who gardens ... post pics

LMU93105May 13, 2020 04:06AM

  Only 2 things I'm allergic to...

max112May 13, 2020 05:05AM

  huge gardener here

ferragamo79117May 15, 2020 07:32AM

  Thumb of death. . . .

RAMbeau102May 15, 2020 08:36AM

  Re: Thumb of death. . . .

zn107May 15, 2020 10:13AM

  Same here, RAMbeau...

sstrams97May 15, 2020 11:07AM

  That was a funny reply of mine..

sstrams81July 17, 2020 06:03PM

  I remember laughing out loud at it.

Atlantic Ram84July 17, 2020 09:00PM

  Same here, Atlantic..

sstrams69July 18, 2020 04:08AM

  Re: who gardens ... post pics

AlbaNY_Ram108May 15, 2020 04:36PM

  Yikes. . . .

RAMbeau101May 15, 2020 05:23PM

  Well, my latest attempt at gardening..

sstrams94May 16, 2020 04:32AM

  I just checked radar...

sstrams89May 16, 2020 04:36AM

  Re: I just checked radar...

zn86May 16, 2020 05:50AM

  Thanks man...

sstrams80May 16, 2020 05:59AM

  Re: Thanks man...

zn89May 16, 2020 06:24AM

  I did!

sstrams84May 16, 2020 08:04AM

  Asian Jasmine is the ground cover..

sstrams76July 17, 2020 06:12PM

  Re: Asian Jasmine is the ground cover..

zn78July 17, 2020 06:38PM

  Thanks for that.. but I dunno..

sstrams74July 18, 2020 04:17AM

  Re: Thanks for that.. but I dunno..

zn81July 18, 2020 06:23AM

  Is that your freaking yard, zn?

sstrams76July 18, 2020 07:05AM

  Re: Is that your freaking yard, zn?

zn71July 18, 2020 07:20AM

  coming along

zn91June 08, 2020 05:41PM


sstrams79June 09, 2020 05:01AM

  Re: who gardens ... post pics

zn82July 17, 2020 03:13PM

  Dang, that's awesome, man..

sstrams76July 17, 2020 06:00PM

  Re: Dang, that's awesome, man..

zn82July 17, 2020 06:41PM

  Is that yours, zn?

sstrams73July 18, 2020 04:18AM

  Re: Is that yours, zn?

zn72July 18, 2020 06:19AM

  I'm not sure where you are..

sstrams68July 18, 2020 07:09AM

  Re: I'm not sure where you are..

zn108July 18, 2020 07:30AM

  Dang, that's gorgeous...

sstrams66July 18, 2020 07:35AM

  Re: Dang, that's gorgeous...

zn79July 18, 2020 08:07AM

  Nice.. you might be able to pull it off..

sstrams68July 18, 2020 08:12AM

  Re: Nice.. you might be able to pull it off..

zn78July 18, 2020 08:23AM

  That's still killer, man.. My only time in Maine..

sstrams70July 18, 2020 08:29AM

  Re: That's still killer, man.. My only time in Maine..

zn76July 18, 2020 08:50AM

  I lived in San Antonio for about 8 months..

sstrams78July 18, 2020 09:01AM

  as someone who grows stuff for a living......

21Dog91July 18, 2020 04:42AM

  hmmm I must be over watering my tomato plants

ferragamo7989July 18, 2020 06:36AM

  Not an uncommon occurrence. . . .. . .

RAMbeau85July 18, 2020 12:15PM

  This is true..

sstrams84July 18, 2020 12:50PM

  hey Frank

ferragamo7982July 18, 2020 06:33PM

  High on my bucket list. . .

RAMbeau77July 19, 2020 07:18AM

  Re: hmmm I must be over watering my tomato plants

waterfield68July 26, 2020 04:29PM

  For those with soil problems (clay)

ScRAM86July 18, 2020 07:42PM

  Barbara's garden Attachments

waterfield79July 19, 2020 08:50AM

  nice (nm)

zn55July 26, 2020 09:30AM

  late July update

zn68July 26, 2020 09:34AM

  Man, looks great...

sstrams53July 26, 2020 09:43AM

  Re: Man, looks great...

zn74July 26, 2020 10:22AM

  Oh man, I love that..

sstrams60July 26, 2020 11:44AM

  Re: Oh man, I love that..

zn55July 26, 2020 11:57AM

  I was just looking it over and I have a plan...

sstrams62July 26, 2020 12:17PM

  Re: I was just looking it over and I have a plan...

zn60July 26, 2020 12:41PM

  I put a circle of rocks..

sstrams58July 26, 2020 01:20PM

  Holy cow..

sstrams57July 28, 2020 04:28AM

  Mystery seeds from China are landing in Americans' mail boxes

MamaRAMa70July 28, 2020 05:15AM

  China is killing us from the inside..

sstrams60July 28, 2020 05:24AM

  early august

zn64August 06, 2020 02:58PM

  Wow - looking awesome..

sstrams51August 07, 2020 04:11AM

  Re: early august

MamaRAMa61August 07, 2020 05:13AM