Perennials for Clay Soil That's Wet One Minute & Dry the Next?

Answer Clay soil is not the easiest type of soil to garden in, so selecting plants that can tolerate wet soil and drought is your best chance of success. When clay soil is wet, water displaces the oxygen ... Read More »

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Perennials That Like Heavy Wet Clay Soil?

If you have heavy, wet clay soil in your yard, you may despair of ever growing flowers and vegetables successfully. The majority of annuals and perennials prefer moist, nutrient-rich and well-drain... Read More »

Clay-Loving Perennials?

Clay soil is characterized by its stickiness when wet and its hard, rocklike texture when dry. It's made of tiny particles that cling tightly together, making it hard for a plant's roots to branch ... Read More »

What does clay soil contain?

Clay soil contains 50- to 100-percent clay. It may also contain up to 45-percent sand and/or 45-percent silt. Clay soil feels sticky and greasy when it is wet. The higher the clay content, the stic... Read More »

What is clay soil used for?

Clay soil is used in gardening. Compost amendments are added to this type of soil due to its heavy and poor drainage characteristics. Clay soil that has no added compost poses a benefit to plants s... Read More »