This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
F. W., Newark, N. Y., inquires: - " Please tell me through Gardener's Monthly, or otherwise, what to plant on a side hill to prevent the earth from sliding when the frost leaves the ground in the Spring? - soil clayey".
[A thick planting of the Japan Creeping or Evergreen Honeysuckle would be effective, unless the earth came down in tons at a time, when stronger rooting plants may be required; but we suppose the slipping to be no greater than this Honeysuckle will prevent Ed. G. M].