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WICHE: Too much water can swamp some plants

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All this rain can make it dicey for some of our plants.

By Jeneen Wiche

Unless you are cultivating cranberries or rice, all this rain is likely thwarting your spring gardening plans. It sure is for many farmers in our area, which is my primary concern.

While perspective is important in these matters, many homeowners may see a little stress in their landscapes as a result of over a week of soaking rain.

So how does excessive precipitation effect plants? Well, in every way possible.


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