Tag: water fleas

Great Crested Newts

Great Crested Newts Tritusus Cristatus more commonly known as (Greater Crested Newts), are the largest out of our three British species.  Females can grow to a length of 17cm which is three times the size of Palmate and Smooth Newts.  Although they are widespread throughout Europe, their biggest populations are found in Britain.  Despite this, […]

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Wildlife Ponds

Wildlife Ponds Everywhere in nature where you find fresh water, you will also find a diverse Eco-system of wildlife. Lakes, Ponds, Streams, Rivers, Canals, Fens, Marshes, Dew Ponds and Mountain Tarns are home to thousands of animal and plant species such as, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, Fish, and Invertebrates.   All these intriguing little creatures are […]

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Blanket Weed Problems

Blanket Weed Problems   How do I get rid of blanket weed?  I must have been asked this question a million times, and have removed tons of the stuff over the last 25 years.  Blanket weed, also known scientifically as ‘Filamentous or String Algae, must be just about the most annoying, invasive nuisance plant to […]

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