Bog Garden

  I have a low point in my backyard and the newly planted plants are not doing well. What should I do?    …

Yard Grading

My backyard fence line is the highest point of the yard, which grades towards the house. The back fence is one-half raised vegetable bed with peonies, a Japanese maple and ground cover to one side, and dwarf lilac, euonymus grafted…

Flowering perennials for wet boggy areas

I live in Waterloo, Ontario and have been trying to plant a garden for birds, bees and butterflies. The problem is the space is wet year round. In some places it has standing water during fall and during spring showers,…