Trees or shrubs that absorbs water well

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    allizAlliz
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    Hi to all forum users here! Any of you who knows what tree or shrub to plant near some sort of marsh? In our farm, there is a low basin-shaped part and gathers rainwater. So most of the time, it has water in it and looks like a mini-lake. We would like to plant trees or shrubs near it to make the area pretty.

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    jeffrycopejeffrycope
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    Hi Alliz

    Do you  want to drain the pond or simply plant nice-looking trees around it?

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    allizAlliz
    Greenhorn
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    Hi jeffrycope. Thanks for taking the time to respond. Excuse me for getting back so late. Actually, it’s mainly for aesthetic purposes. Do you have a list of trees which thrive in a wet piece of land like ours?

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    fast driverFast Driver
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    Swamp cypress and weeping willow are great options. They are also beautiful trees.

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    greener pastureGreener pasture
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    Check out river birch as well.

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    allizAlliz
    Greenhorn
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    Hi Fast Driver and Greener pasture! Thanks for your recommendations. We actually started looking into this with the help of a professional gardener and the trees you mentioned were part of the list. Probably we’ll get weeping willows.

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