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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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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 will […]

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10 Must Have Submerged Deep Water Pond Plants

 10 Must Have Submerged Deep water Pond Plants Submerged pond plants play an essential role in maintaining a healthy pond.  Releasing oxygen into the water and taking up excessive nitrate levels at the same time, they create a perfect balanced environment for all pond life.  Some deep water plants are just water foliage plants. Meanwhile, others […]

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Attracting Newts to Your Pond

Attracting Newts to Your Pond One of the great things about owning a back garden pond is the amount of wildlife that it will attract. If you follow a few easy guidelines, you should be lucky enough to attract and establish a colony of Newts. New Ponds If you are still in the process of […]

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Callitriche-For Oxygenating and Attracting Newts

Callitriche – For Oxygenating and Attracting Newts Callitriche is a submerged aquatic but also terrestrial plant that grows underwater to a water depth of 60cm.  It adapts to growing in shallow and moist margins, where it favours clay and silt. There are many wild species that are very similar in appearance; they can grow in full […]

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Stratiotes Aloides, Water Soldiers

  Stratiotes Aloides, More Commonly Known As Water Soldiers   Water Soldiers also known as Water Pineapples, are native to Europe and North West Asia. These gems are extraordinary looking with serrated Cactus like looking leaves, and white flowers that appear in the leaf axels throughout July to August. They are at their happiest and […]

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Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves

  Submerged Pond Plants with Floating Leaves Floating leaves on the water’s surface are beneficial to the health of all ponds, streams and lakes. Not only do they provide oxygen and take out harmful nitrates, but they also provide valuable cover for wildlife and cut down on surface sunlight thus reducing algae blooms (green water) […]

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Free Floating Pond Plants

Free Floating Pond Plants Out of all the different categories of Pond plants, there is a very small collection that has adapted over the years, to free float on the water.  Fortunately, they are easy to grow and have very little requirements other than to bask in the sunlight and absorb the nutrients from the […]

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