Clay soil

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Clay soil

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The problems with having a heavy clay soil are that it is prone to compaction, can tend towards waterlogging, and is usually backbreaking to work with. The bonus is that it can be the most fertile of all the different soil types. A good way

Planting tips: A good way to improve the structure of a clay soil is to dig in loads of sharp sand mixed together with garden compost or well rotted manure.

The plants in this border will thrive in a partially shaded, 4m by 2m bed.

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ligularia
hydrangea
bugbane (syn. Cimicifuga)
Mexican orange blossom
plume poppy
rodgersia
paeony / peony
granny's bonnet
bugle
Jacobs ladder
elephant's ears (syn. Silverlight)
masterwort
Siberian bugloss
false goatsbeard
plantain lily
delphinium
masterwort