planting in standing water

Discussion in 'Habitat Forum' started by kc outdoorsman, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. kc outdoorsman

    kc outdoorsman Elite Refuge Member

    Mar 7, 2004
    kansas city
    I have an old oxbow lake here in KC area that I have been working on a few years. This winter/spring I cleared a large area of the willow thickets. This lake has no water control- I am at the mercy of nature. Its pretty low right now, inches to knee deep but it does occasionally get to chest deep.

    My question is this; is wild celery or rice a good option? I tried millet last year but it was choked out by weeds. I'm thinking an aquatic plant wouldn't have the weed issue. Is it too late to plant rice ( I read spring planting)
  2. Fowler267

    Fowler267 Elite Refuge Member

    Mar 4, 2016
    Sago pond plant if the water is clear enough?
    Billy Bob likes this.

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