How to Plant a Flower Bed in Clay Soil – This Old House

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares tips for successfully growing flowers in stubborn clay soil. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z4oiqFq43k&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-UizPmo33kfL3ed8Jmt6Ja&index=21

How to Propogate Plants from Cuttings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzwVKZ6UoGM&index=59&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Plant a Raised Garden Bed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzuuavHTq6c&index=77&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Plant a Butterfly Garden: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXDpZvdBqNY&index=2&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

Shopping List for How to Plant a Flower Bed in Clay Soil:
– assorted potted plants
– expanded shale and compost
– river rocks
– hardwood mulch

Tools for How to Plant a Flower Bed in Clay Soil:
– garden fork and rotary tiller
– garden rake
– hose
– garden trowel
– soil separator

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