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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.



Add to Wish List

Add to Wish List

Any plants showing as 'Add to Wish List' are seasonal or not ready yet so to be alerted when a plant you are waiting for is ready to...

Waterlily leaf standing above water

Waterlily need dividing?

Did your waterlily leaves stand high above the water last Summer? Now is the time of year to do something about this. The waterlily in your pond should...

Female Smooth newt laying eggs on a Myosotis scorpioides leaf

Newts return to mate

Newts return to mate in ponds: Newts return to mate in their breeding ponds in Spring when the night time temperature regularly reaches 10C.  They travel at night...

Nymphaea alba showing brown clay soil

Waterlilies travel well now

Potted Waterlilies will travel well at the moment. Any growth that may have started this Spring is still below the water surface. Waterlilies respond to warmth and sunshine...

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...