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Guide to Pond Plants and Aquatic Baskets

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 […]

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Growing Pond Plants in Biodegradable Pots

Growing Pond Plants in Environmentally Friendly Biodegradable Pots I have been experimenting with growing pond plants in biodegradable pots known as Vi pots. These pots are made from natural fibre extracted from annual crop waste such as rice husk. The pots I have planted into, come in 2 different sizes and they all have 4 […]

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Veronica Beccabunga

    Veronica Beccabunga Veronica Beccabunga also known as (Brooklime and European Speedwell), is a low growing, evergreen marginal pond plant that is native to the UK and Europe.  It has a creeping habit and grows in shallow water and muddy margins in a water depth of 0-4 cm and can be found in shallow […]

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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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Pond Design For Planting Aquatic Plants

Pond Design for planting aquatic plants This article is a guide to creating a pond for planting and for creating the correct levels and planting depths for incorporating aquatic plants into your water garden project, and hopefully will provide you, with  reassurance to developed a happy, healthy pond environment for your plants. Having been in […]

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