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Updated: 12/02/2013 08:00:00AM

Rain gardens: Take advantage of low spots

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Many plants can tolerate and even thrive in or around low, seasonally wet areas. These sites can be developed into what are called rain gardens.

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Although the rain has subsided for the year, all of us have probably seen low areas that held water for several days in between rain storms.

These areas are inappropriate for many plants as their roots actually drown and rot out. However, there are many plants that can tolerate and even thrive in or around low, seasonally wet areas. These sites can be developed into what are called rain gardens.

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