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    If there is a damp spot in your yard that you have always thought was a problem, don’t give up. Whether it’s an area that doesn’t drain well, floods periodically, or borders a pond or stream, let that unique situation become an intriguing, one-of-a-kind garden spot (as well as a beautiful habitat for wildlife) by selecting plants that thrive in moist places. This plan will work best in a partly shaded area (at the edge of a woods, for example) but will also be fine in a sunnier place as long as the soil never dries out.

    Choose a site that remains moist but not soggy or flooded for extended periods. Before you plant your new garden, decide where to put a path made of large, flat stones to make gardening tasks easier and to make it easier to go for walks. Some of the varieties listed here, like the Lysimachia, Monarda, and Tradescantia, spread quickly and may need to be kept in check after a few years. In addition to the perennials and ornamental Grasses indicated in the plan, add a variety of Ferns and Hostas to your damp garden.

    Helpful Hints

    • The bog garden is solution oriented. That low spot in your yard that is too wet to grow lawn can easily be transformed into an attractive perennial garden.
    • For best results, plant in a location of full to part sun where the soil never dries out.
    • If you’re not fortunate enough to have a bog location, you can easily create one. Dig a shallow indentation into the ground, cover it with plastic sheeting, poke drainage holes, and backfill.
    • Improve your bog soil by adding organic matter, such as compost and mulch, to the top four to six inches of soil.

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    to. Aruncus dioicus
    b. Astilbe ‘bridal veli’
    c. Astilbe ‘ostrich plume’
    d. Bergenia ‘red bloom’
    and. oblique chelone
    F. Deschampsia ‘bronze veli’
    g. Deschampsia ‘tauger’
    h. Gallium odratum
    Yo. Iris ‘new hybrids’
    j. Ligaularia ‘dark leaf’
    k. Ligularia przewalskii
    he. Monarda marshals’ delight’
    m. Phalaris ‘feesey’
    no. Tradescantia virhiniana
    either. Trollius ‘gold queen’
    p. viola labradorica

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