Tag: shallow marginal plants

Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants

  Re-Potting Marginal Pond Plants There are two types of marginal plants, shallow marginal plants and deep water marginal plants.  Shallow marginal plants grow literally at the water edge and require no more than 4 cm of water depth.  The different species and cultivars of deep water marginal plants require different water depths but most […]

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Sagittaria Species and Cultivars

  Sagittaria Species and Cultivars Also known as Duck Potato, Swamp Potato and Arrowhead, Sagittaria are true shallow and deep water marginal plants that are common in the wild throughout the Northern Hemisphere.  There are about 30 wild species and a large number of these species are small and sold in the aquarium trade.  But, […]

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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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True Aquatic Plants

True Aquatic Plants There seems to be a lot of miss-guided information throughout the aquatic industry of what true aquatic plants are?  It never ceases to amaze me to see marginal pond plants and bog-garden plants categorized together as a sales ploy and having the same information written about them in books and in fact, […]

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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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