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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....
FAQ: Pond Plants and Planting
FAQ: Pond Plants and Planting
Good planting is the key to getting the feel of the pond right; here are a few answers to some of the most common questions about pond plants and planting....
Favourite Bog Plants
Favourite Bog Plants
Six well-established favourites for the bog garden that won't disappoint, giving you flowers early in the season, vibrant summer colour, and a sure-fire way to attract…...
Floating Plants for Your Pond
Floating Plants for Your Pond
Floating plants can add a lot to a pond, but they need to be chosen with a little care to make sure you get the right ones for yours....
Growing Water Lilies Successfully
Growing Water Lilies Successfully
Water lilies are some of the most striking of water plants and make a great addition to any pond; careful planting and maintenance are the keys to success....
Ideal Plants for Deep Water
Ideal Plants for Deep Water
Say 'deep water plants' and most people will think of water lilies, but they certainly aren't the only candidates, nor are they always the best choice for every pond....
Invasive Plants to Avoid
Invasive Plants to Avoid
Some kinds of invasive aquatic plants pose a serious potential threat to our countryside. Here are five of the worst offenders, and some tips to help keep them under…...
Making the Most of Marginals
Making the Most of Marginals
Marginal plants can add a lot to any pond, no matter what your personal take on water garden design, so here's our quick guide to making the most of them....
Managing Plant Overgrowth Within Your Pond
Managing Plant Overgrowth Within Your Pond
Left to their own devices, water plants can often grow a little too vigorously; routine trimming and thinning out is the key to keeping the ideal balance....
Perfect Plants for the Pond Edge
Perfect Plants for the Pond Edge
Choosing the right plants for the pond edge plays a major part in integrating any water feature with the rest of the garden design....
Picking Oxygenators for Your Pond
Picking Oxygenators for Your Pond
Oxygenators play a vital role in maintaining the health of a pond, so here's our pick of the best for yours....
Plant Problems
Plant Problems
Although water plants are pretty resilient, they are prone to a variety of problems. Knowing what to look for is essential to keep them healthy and your pond looking…...
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…...
Preventing and Treating Plant Eating Insects and Other Pests
Preventing and Treating Plant Eating Insects and Other Pests
Using conventional insecticides around the pond is fraught with difficulties; common plant-eating insects and other pests and how to control them in a water 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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