Plant Recommendations

Wet Area Plants

Anonymous added on May 31, 2011 | Answered

I live on the Front Range of Colorado. We have a wet area located next to and approximately a foot above water level of a stream. The soil stays damp, but grass and willows both grow. Will raspberries or asparagus grow there? Do you have any other suggestions?

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Answered on June 1, 2011

Unless you grow the raspberries and asparagus in containers, I wouldn't recommend planting them in this area as they typically do not like overly wet soil. However, this article has some suggestions for suitable shrubs/trees:

In addition, you may want to consider growing a bog or rain garden. Here is more information:

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