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Q.Poor Drainage

Zone ME7 1QL | sheila51 added on September 6, 2021 | Answered

What steps can I take to remedy poor drainage? I am having to put off watering my plants for two weeks at a time in hot weather as the underneath is still damp. Are there any recommended shrubs and plants which do well in poor drainage?

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Answered on September 8, 2021

There are many ways that you can amend the soil to help it drain better. This is the preferred way. Here are some articles that will help:




The alternative will be to find plants for the area. This may not be as good of an option as fixing the area, but it will ensure that something can grow there. This article will help:


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