Important Delivery/Covid-19 Information: Updated 12.05.21- Our dispatch time for online orders is currently 5 working days, (weather permitting) All orders are dispatched on Mondays to Thursdays. The nursery is now open to visitors, unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the nursery will be closed to visitors on Thursday the 13th of May. Our Online store is open all year around. Important Info to visitors: Wearing a face mask is mandatory, also to maintain safe social distancing we are unable to share the viewing of phone images of your pond or planting plans. Saturdays and Tuesdays can get very busy so if you need our time and advice or are a complete novice, please visit on a Wednesday or Thursday. Click and collect option is available at online checkout. Availability info: Due to a cold winter and spring, availability is currently lower than usual for this time of year, this will change on a weekly basis as we go through April and May and into early summer.
A Practical Guide to Pond Plants and Aquatic Baskets Pond plants come in various shapes and sizes, but also have very different growing habits, so it is not surprising that things can get quite confusing when trying to choose the right sized aquatic baskets to house the right pond plants. This article has been written […]
Raft Spiders One of the UK’s largest Spider is the semi-aquatic, Raft Spider (Dolomedes Fimbriatus) which is also known as the Fishing Spider. With a leg span of 7cm, Raft Spiders spend their lives in surrounding pond vegetation that’s close to the water’s edge. They spend much of their time resting their front legs on […]
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 […]