krishcanag
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Non draining clay soil

Hello

Our garden split into 2 sections approx 120 feet long almost at the top of a sloping road (gentle) has very very sticky soil, its like bread dow.

I don't know which solution will for sure work, installing drainage pipes under ground, diggin it up a few inches and laying pebbles on it then top soil and then the grass strips.

Any solution and approx cost welcome.
KC

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tomf
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That may be the best way to do it but it will be a bit of work. Try adding lots of sand to the clay and some organic compost.

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