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Swimming Ponds

    Swimming Ponds On my book shelf, I have a book called Wild Swimming.  Inside, is a guide to all the natural beauty spots and remote locations in the UK where you can swim, dive or bathe?  Swimming in natural ponds, lakes, rivers and man-made dykes and canals is nothing new and has been […]

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Typha (bulrushes)

Typha (Bulrush) Typha are one of the most symbolic of all plants.  Also known as Bulrushes, Reed Mace and Cattails, their bold, graceful, elongated seed heads are often used as logos and as an interesting subject in many paintings and also on gift cards. They are mainly a plant of the Northern Hemisphere but have […]

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The Importance of Marginal Plants

The Importance of Marginal Plants There are many different categories of water plants, and just as plants have adapted to all areas of land, they have also adapted to all areas of the water.   In this article, I will talk about freshwater ponds, streams, dykes, lakes, dew ponds and even man-made canals.  It’s in all […]

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