Fixing a Muddy Yard

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There are a number of situations that can cause a muddy yard, such as compacted soil or a poor grade. This is a page about fixing a muddy yard.


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September 18, 2008

One side of our yard is always wet and muddy. Can anyone suggest a cheap fix?


September 18, 20081 found this helpful

Plant Willow trees all you really have to do is cut a branch from a mature Willow and stick it in the ground.It will feed from the wet soil and also dry up the area around it.

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By Rasta (Guest Post)
September 18, 20080 found this helpful

Could there be a reason for the muddy area i.e. broken water pipe, underground spring,etc.? I guess that would have to be fixed before you planted anything.

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By Carol in PA (Guest Post)
September 19, 20080 found this helpful

I have about six such areas in my yard where there are springs. Some of them are only there during wet weather and dry up during the hotest summer months.


But they are good drinking water. If you have a spring, it will be very difficult to get rid of it. It will just come up in another part of the yard, I think.

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September 19, 20080 found this helpful

You don't say how big the area is, or if it is being used at this time; is it something that you could do something else with, without leaving yourself with no back yard? Is the area too large to fill in with fill-dirt? Another suggestion would be to cover the muddy area with gravel, mulch, or vegetation of some kind; (a ground cover), at least if you did that, you could still use the yard. Also, you could install a small fish pond, and add water flowers. Any other suggestions, anyone?

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