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Are You a Water Plant Expert?
Are You a Water Plant Expert?
If you've ever wondered how much of a water plant expert you are, here's a quick quiz to help you find out....
Building a Wheel Chair Friendly Pond: A Case Study
Building a Wheel Chair Friendly Pond: A Case Study
With a careful planning, even the smallest of gardens can accommodate a wheel-chair friendly water feature, as one woman found out when her mother faced the need to…...
Choosing Rock, Stone and Gravel for Your Pond
Choosing Rock, Stone and Gravel for Your Pond
Rocks and water features are natural partners; selecting the right sort for your garden can make a huge difference to the overall effect you can achieve....
Choosing the Right Water Lily for Your Pond
Choosing the Right Water Lily for Your Pond
Picking the right water lily for your pond can be fraught with difficulty; however, if you follow a few simple guidelines, the whole thing becomes much easier....
Creating a Bog Plant Shelf in Your Pond
Creating a Bog Plant Shelf in Your Pond
The benefits of bog plants in the water garden, the limitations of many marginal shelf designs and how to create a shelf to achieve maximum effect....
Creating a Japanese Themed Garden Pond
Creating a Japanese Themed Garden Pond
Adding a little Japanese atmosphere to your garden has never been easier and with a range of products readily available, anyone can capture the unique feel of the Orient....
Creating a Waterfall
Creating a Waterfall
Adding a waterfall to the garden pond for aeration and pleasure; the common methods of construction and how to ensure that the finished project works as well as expected....
Decking for Ponds
Decking for Ponds
Timber decking sits very comfortably alongside water and sets off any pond – large or small; for a good-looking area beside a water feature, decking is definitely…...
Five Great Gadgets for Your Pond
Five Great Gadgets for Your Pond
Here’s a quick guide to five of our favourite gadgets, from the hundreds available, to make the pond keeper’s life easier and more enjoyable....
Fountains and Water Features
Fountains and Water Features
Every garden can benefit from the sight and sound of moving water; some of the simple options for adding a water feature, whether or not you have a pond....
Installing Fountains and Water Features
Installing Fountains and Water Features
Fountains and water features add a new dimension to any garden; how considering a few simple aspects at the outset can help avoid problems later on....
Landscaping the Pond Margins
Landscaping the Pond Margins
The key to making the pond fit as an integral part of the overall garden design largely lies in carefully landscaping the pond margins, where the water meets dry land....
Lighting Your Pond
Lighting Your Pond
Lighting can do more to alter a pond than almost anything else; looking at the kinds of lights available to transform the pond into a night-time spectacle....
Making a DIY Bubble Fountain: A Case Study
Making a DIY Bubble Fountain: A Case Study
Ready-made water features can work out expensive, but as one family discovered, with a little bit of ingenuity, it’s not too hard to make a great bubble fountain for…...
Planting Your Pond for Maximum Impact
Planting Your Pond for Maximum Impact
Good planting is the key to making the most of any pond; with a little care, it can be surprisingly easy to achieve an interesting and effective planting scheme....
Plants for a Small Garden Pond
Plants for a Small Garden Pond
There’s a place for pond plants in every pond; the trick is picking the right ones and then getting imaginative with your planting regime....
Plants for the Bog Garden
Plants for the Bog Garden
Bog gardens are often seen as the finishing touch to the pond; with imaginative planting and well-chosen plants, they can also make striking features in their own right....
Plants for Your Pond
Plants for Your Pond
Plants bring the pond alive; the main groups of aquatic plants, their role in the aquatic environment and selected examples suitable for the garden pond....
Pond Plants for Free
Pond Plants for Free
The lure of free plants is irresistible and although propagation is often seen as more of a greenhouse activity, many aquatic plants can be easily propagated – if you…...
Ponds and Trees
Ponds and Trees
Trees beside ponds are an enduring image, but the relationship is not an entirely easy one; how to avoid common pitfalls and select the right trees to complement your…...
Upgrading Your Water Fountain
Upgrading Your Water Fountain
Sooner or later there comes a time when most pond-keepers think about upgrading their fountains; with care and imagination, it can transform the look of the whole garden....
Using Containers, Beds and Planting Baskets
Using Containers, Beds and Planting Baskets
Whether you choose to plant directly into beds or opt for baskets and containers, getting the planting right can make such a difference to the whole pond....
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