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Tag: floating plants

The Three-Spined Fresh-water Stickleback

The Three-Spined Fresh-water Stickleback If anyone reading this article went pond-dipping as a child, you will most likely remember catching Sticklebacks.  (Latin name Gasterosteus Aculaeatus). These small fish grow to 3-4 cm in length and are abundant throughout the UK.  They can be found in almost any areas with fresh water, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, […]

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Double Flowered Water Lilies

Double Flowered Water Lilies The sight of a pond or lake covered in Water Lily blooms is certainly a sight to see.  Looking at hundreds of perfectly shaped flowers sitting on the water surface is just glorious.   Personally, in the past I have always favored  the traditional star shaped blooms rather than the old style double […]

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What is a Free Floating Pond Plant?

What is a Free Floating Pond Plant? 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. Please take this into consideration when introducing them to your water garden environment! Lemna Species (Duck weeds) and […]

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10 Must Have Submerged Deep Water Pond Plants

 10 Must Have Submerged Deep water Pond Plants Submerged pond plants play an essential role in maintaining a healthy pond.  Releasing oxygen into the water and taking up excessive nitrate levels at the same time, they create a perfect balanced environment for all pond life.  Some deep water plants are just water foliage plants. Meanwhile, others […]

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Pond Plants that complement each other

Pond Plants that complement each other I used to exhibit at a lot of garden shows, one such show being the RHS Hampton Court Palace Show.   Setting up and creating our feature gardens was a mammoth task. This is sadly why after 14 show gardens over 16 years, I finally decided to stop.  Our last […]

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