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Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

If you’re gardening with clay soil, you may experience some issues landscaping with flowers. These are the best plants you can grow in clay, including some of our favorites like aster, black-eyed Susan, Russian sage, and more.

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Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Hosta: Top Plants that Thrive in Clay || Clay soil makes gardening tough. It's slippery when wet, and it bakes solid when dry. Here are 25 beautiful plants that grow well in clay.

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Olla Irrigation (Clay Pot System)

Olla Irrigation (Clay Pot System)

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Mason Jar Soil Test | Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A well balanced soil (also called Loam) will have an almost even balance between the three particles. If your soil has more clay or more sand you can help your plants by learning the best watering and treatment methods for your particular…

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DIY Garden Markers

DIY - Garden Markers. Tip not mentioned in the article but to get even height throughout the clay then use 2 sticks on each side of the rolling pin to maintain rolling depth. See this Poppytalk blog post for a demo:

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Clay Christmas Owls

Clay Owl Ornaments - so easy to make from a simple circle of Clay!

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How to Make Your Own Flower Impressions on Clay

Pick a flower or plant and lay on top of a small piece of clay and use a rolling pin to make an imprint in the clay. let it harden.

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Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Canna's will grow in clay soil and can get up to 6 feet tall!

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Great idea! Get plain clay pot....Paint your planters with Rustoleum Glow in the dark paint. During the day paint will absorb the sunlight and at night they will glow!

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Tip-Top Flower Pots: Maximize limited space to grow plants and flowers!

Tip-Top Flower Pots: Maximize limited space to grow plants and flowers! …

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