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Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil: Yarrow. Achillea • Achillea • Zones 3 to 9 Lacy flower heads top each stem of yarrow. Varieties range from a short 6 inches to more than 4 feet tall. This hardy bloomer thrives in full sun and should be divided in spring for the optimal summer show.

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from SF Gate

How to Plant a Vegetable Garden in Sandy Soil

Sandy soil has large particles and drains well but does not hold nutrients. Water soaks in rapidly and goes deeper than in other soils, but it also evaporates more quickly. Sandy soil also becomes ...

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from eHow

How to Plant a Vegetable Garden in Sandy Soil

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from This Old House

Garden Fixes from the Kitchen

If your soil is too sandy, the residue from your morning brew will add organic matter and nutrients while increasing water capacity. The grounds also improve drainage in clay soil.

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from Better Homes and Gardens

Top Plants for Seaside Gardens, Coastal Plants & Salty Soil

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Agastache rupestris Licorice Mint or Sunset Hyssop: 36-42" x 18" wide, *2005 Plant Select®* winner. Superior perennial w spicy fragrance, uniquely colored flowers and finely textured foliage. Good 4 hummingbirds and hot, sunny well-drained soil. Zones 4-9 -

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