Tag: waterfowl

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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Pond Snails

  Pond Snails   There are around 30 different species of fresh water snails in the UK, many of which, are very small and currently unavailable to buy.  However, the two most familiar varieties are Lymnaea Stagnalis (giant pond snails) and Planorbarius Corneus (Rams horn snails). These particular species are the most popular and are […]

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Planting Marginal Pond Plants

Planting Marginal Pond Plants What is a marginal pond plant?  The best answer is a plant that naturally grow and adapt to shallow waters. Marginal plants are true aquatics that will thrive where the water level meets the land.   In the natural world, this is exactly what happens.   As a grower and collector of plants from […]

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