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Tag: Duckweed

What is a Free Floating Pond Plant?

  What is a Free Floating Pond Plant?   I have written this article because there seems to be a lot of confusion and incorrect information over the internet and in books, about non-invasive free floating pond plants.  Most free floating pond plants are very invasive and this needs to be taken into consideration when […]

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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 maintenance of naturally growing water plant habitats.  In nature, all areas of deciduous fauna die […]

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Buying Pond Plants

Buying Pond Plants In my trade, water gardening means growing plants in and around water or in damp or permanently wet areas, also incorporating the planting of lakes, ponds and their surrounding areas down to the smallest patio containers.  This also includes the planting of bog gardens, moist borders, streams, ditches, marshes, and almost anywhere […]

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Edible and Medicinal Pond Plants

Edible and Medicinal Pond Plants When we think of water gardens and ponds, we imagine a picture of nature, made up of reflections, fish, wildlife and plants.  The plants we visualize are usually of Rushes and Water lilies and pond weeds that look attractive under the water.  These plants not only look attractive and bring […]

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True Aquatic Plants

True Aquatic Plants There seems to be a lot of miss-guided information throughout the aquatic industry of what true aquatic plants are?  It never ceases to amaze me to see marginal pond plants and bog-garden plants categorized together as a sales ploy and having the same information written about them in books and in fact, […]

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Duckweed Problems

Duckweed Problems Unfortunately duckweed seems to be the curse of every garden pond.  Just when your pond is looking at its best, and your plants are starting their spring growth, along it will come invading our beautiful ponds with millions of tiny green floating leaves which spread out over the water’s surface at a rate […]

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