Natives to plant in wet areas, plus more tips from Master Gardeners

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Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) is a native shrub that grows well in wet areas. Check out the cool flowers. Photo courtesy William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org

If you have a wet area in your landscape, you may look at it as a problem area — but that’s because you’re trying to plant the wrong plants there.

Learn about native plant choices that are so interesting they will make your neighbors wish they had wet areas in their landscapes, too.

“Natives for Those Wet Places” by Lyn Chimera is one of the three articles in this month’s edition of WNY Gardening Matters. The publication is produced by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.

The other articles are:

“Perennial Clematis” by Barbara Evans

“Experts Identify Gardening Trends for 2019” by Cheryl Krajna

3 Comments on “Natives to plant in wet areas, plus more tips from Master Gardeners

  1. Cannot download entire article on plants for wet areas.

    Finally . . . The article downloaded on 3rd try.

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