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Five clay-compatible plants for your garden

By: Garden Gate staff
Five colorful plants for a dazzling garden — despite troublesome clay!

Made up of small, fine particles that hold tightly together, clay soil is so dense it can be hard for plants’ roots to penetrate. But choose your plants carefully and clay could end up working for you! Just follow these basics before planting in less-than-ideal soil.

  • Don’t only amend the soil around the planting hole — this could make it harder for roots to push out into the clay.
  • Try to set your plant into the ground a few inches above the soil line. This will help more oxygen get to the plant’s roots.

Now click ahead for five plants that thrive in clay.

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Published: Aug. 16, 2018
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