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Marginal Plants, Perennials or Woodland Ferns?

Marginal Plants, Perennials or Woodland Ferns? Marginal plants are so called and categorized for a good reason, they grow at the water’s edge (water margin) where land meets water, in natural clay or silt based ponds the water margin will … Continue reading

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Innula Hookeri for Attracting Wildlife

Inula Hookeri for Attracting Wildlife This often over-looked plant is simply amazing.  Inula Hookeri is a clump forming, moisture loving perennial plant that grows up to a height of 80 cm.  Inula produces a mass of bright yellow flowers that … Continue reading

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Over-Wintering Pond Plants

Over-Wintering Pond Plants Over-wintering pond plants is easier than you think, but it’s more about tidying up to please the eye than anything else, as after all, most of the time there is no manual intervention needed on the autumn … Continue reading

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Bog Gardens Exsplained!

Bog Gardens Explained!   Wild Bog Gardens True Bogs are a classified type of natural wetland; they collect natural rain water and are home to Sphagnum Moss which compresses over the years to form Peat which is often then farmed … Continue reading

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Schizostylis Coccinea or (Kaffir Lily)

Schizostylis Coccinea Major or (Kaffir Lily) Also known as the River Lily and commonly now sold under its new Latin name of Hesperantha Coccinea.  To avoid any confusion, I will refer to them as River Lilies, although they are actually members … Continue reading

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