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 home owners 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. Excessive precipitation, especially in poorly drained soils, can restrict oxygen intake by roots.
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