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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.

minibales of barleystraw

Barley straw minibales

Winter is nearly over (surely!) and the weather is now right to add barley straw minibales to the pond to keep it healthy this Spring. Your pond may...

minibales of barleystraw

Old Barleystraw minibale out

Take the old barleystraw minibale out of the pond now. If you added your new, second barleystraw minibale of the year last month as suggested then it is...

Container pond in fibreglass with a Granite effect finish planted for sun

Fibreglass container ponds

There has been a great deal of interest in containers for small ponds following the recent Gardeners' World barrel pond segment. Rachel de Thame also mentioned our fibreglass...

single cell algae bloom with no fibres

Sunny days

Along with sunny days comes the growth of all plants. Unfortunately that can include the plant growth that you do not want to see - like the greenish...

beware grass cuttings with a pond next to a lawn

Grass cuttings in the pond water

Maintenance for this month of June involves trying to reduce the amount of potential rotting vegetation in the pond water including grass cuttings that have a habit of...

Frogs are returning to their ponds

In some parts of the country frog spawn has been spotted already. We are still waiting here in Leicestershire. The trigger for the amphibians to make the return...