What will grow in wet stoney soil

QuestionsAssessmentGarden DesignSite AspectsWhat will grow in wet stoney soil
Rosaleen Burke asked 12 years ago

I would like to make a start on my garden the problem i have is it gets water logged when its rains i can’t afford expensive drainage or hire any machinery hand tools only at the moment, its also very stony but does get the sun all day on nice days what would grow in those conditions or is there anything i can do cheaply to improve these conditions

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
This sounds like compaction and there are various things you can do to help, and it will improve slowly with time.

More information at:  https://gardenie.wpengine.com/gerrycategory/drainage/?id=5414

For a choice of plants for moist soil:  https://gardenie.wpengine.com/plant-finder

Stones get inthe gardener’s way but do not cause problems for plants.