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Waterside Blog

We write our pond blog about once a week with tasks to be done in your pond at that time with tips on how to care for your pond and its plants.

We also try and show you the wildlife you can see in your pond.

Our blog contains all the information and expertise we have accumulated over 20 years in the Nursery.

More hot weather tips

Great tip for the continuing hot weather. Cut back Iris pond plant foliage to 6" above usual water level once flowered. Tall leaves use up a lot of...

Lythrum salicaria and Bee

Plants for pollinating wildlife

Pollinating wildlife will be attracted by beneficial planting in or around the pond. Through the season you will have had many British Native pond plants in flower for...

chlorine guard

Your pond in hot weather

The weather forecast for next week is HOT! Watch out for water loss from your pond or container pond due to evaporation. In normal summer months the effect...