Important Delivery/Covid-19 Information: Updated 16 July - Our dispatch time is now back to our regular time of 5 working days, The nursery will re-open to visitors next Tuesday the 21 st of July, however we will only be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Closed Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Please respect our safety rules, wearing a facial mask is mandatory! We look forward to seeing you! Due to social distancing we are unable to share planting plans and photo images! Those of you that might feel vulnerable can still choose "collection from nursery" at online checkout.
Scented Mentha for Ponds and Water Gardens On my retail Aquatic Nursery Lilies Water Gardens, I have a very special and popular collection of plants that are suitable for ponds and their surrounding areas. The three species I grow, are all quite different in growing habit but they all have one thing in common, and […]
How to grow Water Lilies for Maximum Blooms We have all seen established Water Lilies in village ponds, parks and gardens displaying dozens of vibrant majestic blooms at any one time throughout the summer months. This kind of display is easily achievable in our own back garden ponds too by simply following a few simple […]
Astilbe for Pond Surroundings and use In the Water Garden Astilbe, also known as (False Goats Beard) is perennials that are native to mountains, ravines and woodlands in Asia and North America. There are many different species that have been cross bred to produce the many hundreds of hybrids available today. Different hybrids flower at […]
Can Lead Weighted, Oxygenating Plants, Simply Be Thrown Into Your Pond? The answer to this question is a definite NO! There are many different bunched oxygenating plants that are sold in the aquatic pond plant industry and almost all are sold with lead weights. The idea behind this is that the weighted bunch can simply […]