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Tag: aquatic planting baskets

The Allotment Water Garden

Over the years, I have had many visiting customers to my retail nursery who have come to purchase pond plants for different water features that they have created in their allotments.  These small container ponds can be created very simply by using half Oak barrels, old Belfast sinks, old style bath tubs etc, and in […]

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Pond Plants (Eco-Friendly Buying Guide)

  Pond Plants (Eco-Friendly Buying Guide)   We are all aware of the state of our oceans and the amount of plastic that finds its way down rivers and eventually into the sea.  Sky Ocean Watch and Lewis Pugh have certainly been doing their best to make us all aware of the long term dangers […]

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Environmentally Friendly Bare Rooted Pond Plants

  Environmentally Friendly Bare Rooted Pond Plants   A lot of companies are advertising and selling what they call “pond ready plants” in 11 cm and 1 liter sized aquatic baskets!  WARNING – THEY ARE NOT!  But there are many other environmental reasons why it is far better to buy bare-rooted pond plants whenever possible and […]

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Planting Marginal Pond Plants

Planting Marginal Pond Plants What is a marginal pond plant?  The best answer is a plant that naturally grow and adapt to shallow waters. Marginal plants are true aquatics that will thrive where the water level meets the land.   In the natural world, this is exactly what happens.   As a grower and collector of plants from […]

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Planting Water Lilies

Planting Water Lilies The first thing to consider before buying your water lilies, is the location in which they will be planted. All varieties will thrive in a sunny location and all will grow stronger, faster, and produce more flowers in warmer shallow waters. Hardy water lilies are extremely frost hardy and will survive long […]

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