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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. Therefore, 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. I have written this article […]

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New Iris Louisiana Cultivars

  New Iris Louisiana Cultivars About 7 years ago, I started a collection of Iris Louisiana.  Importing live plants is a tricky procedure that involves a lot of time, effort, money and red tape but, as a collector of rare and unusual plants, although I find the process sometimes rather frustrating, I also find it […]

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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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Iris Louisiana

Iris Louisiana About 20 years ago I was given an Iris species plant called Iris Fulva.  I was very excited as this was new to me, having a lovely brick red colour.  Cultivating it and increasing numbers for sales was successful but unfortunately, at a busy time of year, I accidently sold the last few.  […]

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