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Rather than allowing a boggy area in your lawn to harbor nothing more than mud and mosquitoes, establish water-tolerant plants. Perennial flowers, ground covers, shrubs and even trees soak up excess ...

Plants to Soak Up Wet Spots on Your Lawn

Ferns grow from spores rather than from seeds. They are hardy plants with fronds, or fan-like leaf structures, which make them an attractive addition to home landscapes. Some varieties of ferns adapt .

a dry stream as both edging & drainage solution"..........Jen!!!  This is it for left side of below deck...omg

a dry stream as both edging & drainage solution". I don't think we need a drainage solution, but I think it is pretty! just the rock edge part!

Mosquito Repellent Plants for screened in porch and back deck

26 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes GREAT ARTICLE. Lemon Grass is the recommended plant to grow in the landscape and in containers to use around your patio, deck or outdoor living spaces to repel mosquitoes during the summer.

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden:  Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden: Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landsca

Ground Cover Plants for Absorbing Water

Ground Cover Plants for Absorbing Water

Find out which type of ground cover is best for very wet areas or places that flood periodically, and choose the one that best suits your taste and the space.

Who doesn't love a beautiful hydrangea? More of our favorite flowers here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/flowers-for-wet-soil/?socsrc=bhgpin062614hydrangea&page=19

The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Whether you grow a mophead, lacecap, peegee, or oakleaf type, give your hydrangea plenty of moisture to keep it happy and blooming well.

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Plants to Soak Up Wet Spots on Your Lawn

Rather than allowing a boggy area in your lawn to harbor nothing more than mud and mosquitoes, establish water-tolerant plants. Perennial flowers, ground covers, shrubs and even trees soak up excess .

Roger’s California Grape (Vitis ‘Roger’s Red’), Zones 7 to 10; frost hardy. Low water requirement, Full sun to partial shade. Spreads up to 30 feet, vigorous grower. Drought tolerant, provides shelter to wildlife, fruit and flowers attract bees, birds and other wildlife. Leaves blaze in fall. Plant in early spring.

Roger’s California Grape (Vitis ‘Roger’s Red’), Zones 7 to frost hardy.

Plants to Soak Up Wet Spots on Your Lawn | Home Guides | SF Gate

Plants to Soak Up Wet Spots on Your Lawn

Plants to Soak Up Wet Spots on Your Lawn | Home Guides | SF Gate

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