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What can i plant in a bed next to a wall? the bed is very small as the concrete footing for the wall makes up half of it.

Zone Countryside | Anonymous added on October 23, 2019 | Answered

The bed is south facing. I can put in a foot of any type of soil, but underneath it is clay. So I'm struggling to figure out what to plant - the bed is 5m long.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 24, 2019

How about a shrub border? You said 5 meters of length? This article suggests shrubs that can tolerate compacted soil. You could use easy to care for evergreens such as yews or deciduous shrubs such as ninebark or a combination:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/plant-for-compacted-soil.htm

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