Need some advice

juno28June 28, 2008

I live in central Alberta, and have a natural spring running through my front yard. My entire front yard is saturated with water, really boggy. What are some suggestions --- how to deal with this problem. I have young kids, so making a pond out of it isn't the best option for us.

I would like to plant some flowers around there, do a bog garden --- any suggestions on the plants??

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clairabelle(z4 Quebec)

http://www.pondplants.com/aisle33.html
Just one of the many sites with suggestions. I'm sure elsewhere in Gardenweb you can find others.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2008 at 1:19PM
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northerner_on(Z5A ONCanada)

Two plants that love wet feet are Siberian Irises and Ligularia. They are readily available in most nurseries. Good luck!!

    Bookmark   June 30, 2008 at 7:12AM
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