bog plant


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bog plant

A plant which lives continuously in wet soil, but not in stagnant water.
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An open landscape dominated by sphagnum and other bog plants gave way, remarkably quickly and extensively, to a low scrub of more profuse Labrador tea, skunk cabbage (Lysichiton americanum), false lily of the valley, bracken (Pteridium aquilinum), and berries, which was in turn overtaken in many areas by hemlock and salal (Gaultheria shallon).
High points of the grounds, open regularly under the National Gardens Scheme, include wonderful borders, yew hedges, rose gardens, water gardens with lilies and bog plants in the old moat.
The students at Etone Community School and Technology College, in Leicester Road, Nuneaton, first installed decking and then, with helpers from the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, lifted the turf and planted wild flowers and bog plants.
You can get lost in masses of bog plants, or zone out on the soothing shapes of the giant lotus or the floating water lily.
lThis is the month to plant aquatic and bog plants when the weather is congenial.
These pre-drilled planters will automatically fill part-way with water to nourish semi-aquatic bog plants.
This brook course feeds an area containing many bog plants uncommon in the area, a factor which gave Sutton Park its SSSI status.
An excellent way to take advantage of poorly drained soil is to install a water pond and surround it with bog plants.
Pond and bog plants that are susceptible to frost should be removed to a frost-free environment or covered with fleece to protect them over the winter.
Alan Titchmarsh has bog plants on his mind as he tackles his stream renovation project.
Make sure the potting mixture is always wet - these are bog plants - by keeping it standing in about half-an-inch of water.
Plant submerged and marginal bog plants to provide food and shelter for fish, frogs and other creatures.