Summer Discount to our Nursery Visitors: Throughout August we are offering a 15% discount on all our plants to customers that visit our nursery in person, this offer excludes dry goods. We are open Tuesdays to Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm, closed Sundays and Mondays, hope to see you soon.

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Juncus Species and Cultivars for Ponds

Juncus Species and Cultivars for Ponds Planting up a pond or water garden is not always about flowers.  The colour of foliage and plants that produce interesting seed heads can be just as visual and create a natural looking balance, when planted among-st and in-between flowering plants.  Not surprising, that ornamental grass areas are so popular […]

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Soleirolia Soleirolii (Mind-Your-Own-Business) for Ponds and Water Gardens

Soleirolia Soleirolii (Mind-Your-Own-Business) for Pond and Water Gardens Also often listed as Helxine Soleirolii, though mostly known under the common name Mind-Your-Own-Business. This very versatile, moisture-loving plant grows happy in sun, partial and/or full shade. Its many other names include: Baby Tears, Angels Tears, Irish Moss, Bread and Cheese, Friendship Plant, Pollyana Vine, Corsican Carpet, […]

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What is a Free Floating Pond Plant?

What is a Free Floating Pond Plant? There seems to be a lot of confusion and incorrect information over the internet and in books, about non-invasive free-floating pond plants.  Most free floating pond plants are very invasive. Please take this into consideration when introducing them to your water garden environment! Lemna Species (Duck weeds) and […]

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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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Environmentally Friendly Bare Rooted Pond Plants

Environmentally Friendly Bare Rooted Pond Plants A lot of companies are advertising and selling what they call “pond ready plants” in 11 cm and 1 liter sized aquatic baskets!  WARNING – THEY ARE NOT!  But there also are many other environmental reasons why it is far better to buy bare-rooted pond plants whenever possible. Advantages of […]

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