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Memories of Beam Brook Aquatic Farm in Newdigate, Surrey

  Memories of Beam Brook Aquatic Farm in Newdigate, Surrey   During my childhood, I used to frequently visit a very special place called Beam Brook Aquatic Fish Farm.  Also known by locals as The Field Station, this wonderful place … Continue reading

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The History of Lilies Water Gardens

The History of Lilies Water Gardens All journeys have a beginning and an end but, I can only write up to this present day as the future of Lilies Water Gardens is yet to be told.  I take a lot … Continue reading

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Patio Pond and Container Water Gardening

Patio Pond and Container Water Gardening Containers with water in, look great in a multitude of situations and can bring your garden to life with much the same impact as planted patio pots and hanging baskets.  Imagine yourself on a … Continue reading

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Plants For Covering Exposed Pond Liner

A question I frequently get asked is ‘ What plants do I need to cover my exposed pond liner’ ?.  My advice and answer is, to dig your pond first and trim your exposed pond liner after you have filled it with water. Doing … Continue reading

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Plants to Encourage Dragonflies and Damselflies

Plants to Encourage Dragonflies and Damselflies Insects have survived the test of time, and Dragonflies and Damselflies are no exception. Very little has changed in their evolution over the last 300 million years, and these prehistoric flying insects have certainly … Continue reading

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A Guide To Pond Plants

A Guide to Pond Plants Having created our pond, lake, stream or bog-garden, the next step is the planting, and the most exciting part is that no two water gardens need to ever look the same; you can create something … Continue reading

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