Monthly Archives: March 2016

Acorus Calamus-Sweet Flag

Acorus Calamus-Sweet Flag This forever popular marginal plant also known as ‘Scented Rush’ or ‘Sweet Flag’, is one of my favourite plants to propagate as the rhizomes give off an addictive aniseed scented aroma when they are cut or broken, … Continue reading

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Tadpole Food

Tadpole Food   During the months of March and April, Frogs and Toads take to the water to spawn. After two or three weeks, the water will be swarming with tadpoles. In natural, wild clay bottomed ponds with an established … Continue reading

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Lobelia species and cultivars colour and bees

 Lobelia species and cultivars colour and bees Some Lobelia species and cultivars are well suited to Water Gardens. Not only do they bring colour to the pond and their surroundings in the summer months, but they also attract bees and … Continue reading

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