Wet feet

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Drainage and Soil Improvement and other Lawn topics.

What is “Wet Feet”?

Wet feet

Poor drainage in soils is one of the most common causes for failure to grow vigorous, attractive lawns, trees and shrubs--plants can suffer from a list of diseases or problems, known as “wet feet”. This can occur if your landscape consists of clay soils which tend to hold moisture well, often causing the roots of a plant to rot.
In heavy clay soils, it is preferable to plant trees and shrubs a couple of inches above the grade of the surrounding soil.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Lawn Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Susan Sayour