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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, which is sadly why after 14 show gardens over 16 years, I finally decided to stop.  […]

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Pond and Water Plants in Colour

Pond and Water Plants in Colour   There are hundreds of thousands of plants from all corners of the world that grow in still and running water.  Unfortunately, the majority of these are too invasive or simply not interesting enough (unless you’re a botanist), to grow in man-made water gardens and ponds.   Fortunately, commercially produced […]

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Ten Must Have Pond Plants

 Ten Must Have Pond Plants   You can just imagine the fun I had trying to choose the top ten must have plants for your pond! The first thing I had to do was to just concentrate on pond plants (true aquatics) rather than the whole concept of water gardening, bog-gardens, moist pond surrounds borders […]

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Myasotis Palustris

  Myasotis Palustris (Water Forget-Me-Not) Myasotis are one of the most versatile, frost hardy marginal plants used in water gardening.  They will happily grow in still and running water so are very adaptable to living in bogs, and the edge of rivers, streams, ponds and pretty much anywhere that is permanently wet.  Growing to a […]

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Native Aquatic Plants of Britain

Native Aquatic Plants of Britain One of the things we have plenty of and contribute to our rich green isles, is rainfall.  Plenty of rainfall means plenty of wet habitats for our wildlife forming lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, bogs, marshes and woodland swamps.  Wherever you find fresh water, you will also find plants.  This aquatic […]

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Plants For Covering Exposed Pond Liner

A question I frequently get asked is ‘ What plants do I need to cover my exposed pond liner’ ?.  My advice and answer is, to dig your pond first and trim your exposed pond liner after you have filled it with water. Doing it this way, will ensure less of the liner will be exposed, & that you […]

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