Drainage Project Howell NJ

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Drainage Project Howell NJ

Best Hort is currently working on a bad drainage project in Howell NJ, Below are images of what bad drainage or bad grade look like.

Problems often associated with poor lawn drainage

  • The biggest landscaping problem associated with poor lawn drainage is that most plants are not adapted to water clogged soils.
    • Turf grass suffers from root rot, if sitting in water too long. Moss on the other hand, never gets too much water. So poor lawn drainage tends to tip the balance in favor of moss over grass. For information on low growing plants well adapted to wet soils. Most trees and shrubs are also not adapted to growing in water saturated soils They also suffer from root rot and lack of oxygen. Some trees, such as bald cypresses and red maples, are better adapted to such conditions. For more information on plants that do better in locations with poor lawn drainage.
  • Another big annoyance that comes with bad lawn drainage is that you can’t enjoy your yard, let alone walk on it, until the water has completely dried out, which can take days. Walking on a wet lawn can cause soil compaction, which is also bad for your plants.
  • And last but not least, sitting water may slowly sip into your house foundations, possibly causing cracks, mold, and other unwanted problems.

This Project is on going and check back later for updates.