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Concentrated liquid form of Barley Straw. Works immediately - ideal for patio container ponds.

Safe for pets, wildlife and children as it is an organic method of pond algae control

Extract of Barleystraw is supplied in a 250ml bottle which treats up to 4500 litre (1000 gallons) or will give 25x10ml doses to a patio container pond (should be sufficient for one container for one year if you dose with 10ml fortnightly in Spring and Autumn and weekly in Summer when the water is warmest.)

To calculate the volume of your pond: length x width x depth in feet x 6.25 = volume in gallons.

You may have read in the press that using barley straw (pads, bales or Extract) to prevent algae is under threat from EU regulations, despite only recently having been successfully registered as an algicide for use here in the UK. In the short term the threatened ban has been removed and we will continue to sell this good method of algae control.

Read how to plant a container pond on our Tips and Advice pages.

Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid plants being in transit over the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery on the day of despatch and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be individually wrapped in damp newspaper and placed in 2 plastic bags to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier UKMail or APC that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch(Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and replace in the situations specified on the individual plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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gary vincent

May 2017

excellent service, plants really well packaged . will be ordering again

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April 2016

Very prompt delivery, lovely plants. Well packaged.

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