Tag Archives: Aquatic Baskets

Pond planting in the autumn

Pond planting in the autumn For any type of gardening, the planting is the process before the reward, so this makes Autumn a very good time to plant certain types of pond plants as they  will already be established and  … Continue reading

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Pond Plants to suit all your needs

Pond Plants to suit all your needs   When it comes to planting up your pond or water garden, knowing where to start can be a daunting task.  There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the right … Continue reading

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Aquatic Baskets and Pond Plants

  Aquatic Baskets and Pond Plants Unfortunately, there is a lot of misleading information all over the internet about certain sized pre-planted aquatic baskets being sold as Pond Ready and the baskets not requiring  aquatic liners Therefore, I feel as … Continue reading

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Eriophorum Cotton Grass

    Eriophorum (Cotton Grass) Cotton Grasses are very popular for a reason. Their flowers heads of cotton give a whole new visual aspect to the water garden. They all grow in shallow water and are therefore, suitable for the … Continue reading

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Butomus Umbellatus, Flowering Rush,

Butomus Umbellatus (Flowering Rush) Also known more commonly by its name ‘Flowering Rush’, this plant is one of the most striking perennial marginal plants. With its rich, narrow green leaves and umbels of many pink flowers which cluster on top … Continue reading

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Design and Shelving for Lined, Fibreglass and Concrete Ponds

  Design and Shelving for Lined, Fibreglass and Concrete Ponds When we think of ponds or water gardens, we build an image in our minds of Bull Rush Pokers, Water Lilies and fish etc, in fact, usually all the same images … Continue reading

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Oxygenating Plants

Oxygenating Plants Out of all of the different types of water plants, it’s the oxygenators that are the most diverse in their uses and they play the biggest role in maintaining healthy, clean water.  They remove excess nitrates by filtration … Continue reading

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Five FAQs and Answers for Growing Pond Plants!

Five FAQs and Answers for Growing Pond Plants! I’ve been passionate about the plants that I grow for 30 years and throughout my career I have been bombarded with frequently asked questions on how to grow pond plants.  So, I … Continue reading

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Typha (bulrushes)

Typha (Bulrush) Typha are one of the most symbolic of all plants.  Also known as Bulrushes, Reed Mace and Cattails, their bold, graceful, elongated seed heads are often used as logos and as an interesting subject in many paintings and … Continue reading

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Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves

  Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves Floating leaves on the water’s surface are beneficial to the health of all ponds, streams and lakes. Not only do they provide oxygen and take out harmful nitrates, but they also provide valuable … Continue reading

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