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Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants

  Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants There are two types of marginal plants, shallow marginal plants and deep water marginal plants.  Shallow marginal plants grow literally at the water edge and require no more than 4 cm of water depth.  The … Continue reading

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Attracting Elephant Hawk Moths by planting Menyanthes Trifoliata (Bog Bean)

Attracting Elephant Hawk Moths By Planting Menyanthes Trifoliata (Bog Bean) The great thing about water gardening is the amount of wildlife that water can attract to your garden.  Menyanthes Trifoliata, commonly known as Bog Bean, can be grown in any … Continue reading

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Pond Planting Explained for Beginners

Pond planting explained for Beginners The only difference between adding plants to your pond or water garden compared to planting up borders in your back garden is WATER, and the thing that seems to confuse people the most is the … Continue reading

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Common Toads-Bufo Bufo

Common Toads-Bufo Buffo The common Toad is one of the UKs most treasured amphibians. Also known as the European Toad, they can be found widely throughout the UK. Toads are nocturnal and will hide from predators in damp places during … 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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Justicea Americana

Justicia Americana Also known as American Water Willow, this very attractive, rare and unusual plant grows wild on the edge of large-ponds, lakes, streams and rivers. Growing to a height of 45 cm, Justicia Americana will continue to flower throughout … Continue reading

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Pond Design For Planting Aquatic Plants

Pond Design for planting aquatic plants This article is a guide to creating a pond for planting and for creating the correct levels and planting depths for incorporating aquatic plants into your water garden project, and hopefully will provide you, … Continue reading

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