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Posted: Apr/22/2009 9:17 AM PST
I've planted a long row of Resurrection Lilies (also called Ladies or Surprise lilies) along an 80' privacy fence and it wasn't until that backbreaking job was done that it occurred to me what a hand weeding nightmare I'd also created. Too late to go back and replant them all close together in one huge clump; didn't want to do that anyway because it would restrict flower production.
So the question is: if I set my mower at its extreme highest and just mow over the entire area when it's in the spring green-leaf-only stage, is that likely to kill them all deader than the proverbial doornail?
My plan would be to mulch heavily once the flower stalks begin to appear in August, and not have to mow at all then.
Posted: May/01/2009 6:10 AM PST
Do they also go by the name *Naked Ladies*? My mother had them all down her fence line, measurably about the same feet you are referring to. I would cut her grass and put the lawn clippings in between the plantings to help stop the weeds. It didn't do too bad, I must say. It didn't look bad either. It maybe a little tedius but worth it?? Just offering up what I did and it wasn't too bad.