planting after so much rain

Frankie Rushe asked 13 years ago

I have clamtis and honeysuckly for planting. Is the ground too wet to put them in now? thanks

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Planting after rain is no problem if the soil has drained. It is not a good idea to plant when the soil is wet, especially in winter.

Test before planting that the soil is draining well by digging a hole.

Clematis and honeysuckle like well-drained soil, though not too dry in summer.