i have a large area WITH ALOT OF LARGE TREES [115' X 85' ] with clay soil. Grass will not grow with in 2 foot of the fench, i've planted many types of plants and the only thing that seems to work are hosta and then i'm fighting slugs and cut worms. The area does have a sprinkler systems that i water twice as much as the rest of the yard. Any ideas i will try it's a very beautyful area just need help picking the right plants,ground covers etc.
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