Chelsea Gold Medal winners for Auatic Plants 2010-2014
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Waterside Blog

We write our pond blog at least once a week with tasks to be done in your pond at that time, tips on how to care for your pond plants and the water quality of your pond.

We also try and show you the wildlife you will see in your pond and what is happening at different times of the year.

Our blog contains all the information and expertise we have accumulated over our 20 years on ponds, pond plants and wildlife visitors to your ponds.



Be plant wise

Invasive Non Native Species Week

Invasive Non Native Species Week is 27th March to 2nd April 2017. One aim of the campaign is to encourage everyone to Be Plant Wise with invasive aquatic...

marginal pond planting shelves

Marginal pond plant shelves

Marginal pond planting shelves: When you build your pond create the right depth shelves into your construction. Build the majority of planting shelf at 6 - 8" depth...


Have you seen frog spawn yet?

We have not seen any signs of frogs returning to the ponds yet in Leicestershire, but there have been sightings of frog spawn in the South West and...

Anemopsis californica

Is it too early to plant my pond?

This week we have been asked “Is it too early to plant my pond?” Some other online retailers are not selling barerooted plants now as these cannot root...