NJ Landscape Design Tips: Protecting your Garden from Flood Damage


Naturally, homes around New Jersey have added countermeasures to protect their homes from flood damage. Unfortunately, some people do not have a drainage system robust enough to properly protect their gardens from flooding. Protect the landscape design of your NJ home by following these simple tips:

Add Organic Compounds

Having too much water in soil can cause the roots of your flowers to rot. Provide better protection by adding more organic matter (banana peels, dead leaves, etc.) to the soil in your garden. Soil with large amounts of organic matter allows excess water to drain faster.
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