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Posts Tagged ‘submerged oxygenating plants’

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.

Setting up a new pond

Setting up a new pond you will need: oxygenating plants  waterlilies and other surface cover plants upright pond plants for the shelves rafting pond plants for the shelves...

Female newt laying eggs on 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...

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...

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...

Caltha palustrs British Native Marsh Marigold flowers yellow in March

Pond plants in April

For flowering pond plants in April this year look at the Caltha family - the white flowerer (alba) expected first followed by the British Native Marsh Marigold and...

swimming ponds

Swimming ponds

Principles of swimming ponds Popular because of the Kings Cross swimming pond these have been featured in magazines recently Swimming ponds in a garden setting: Use plants to...

Aponogeton distachyos Water Hawthorn

Planting deeper water areas – shelf 3

Submerged oxygenators, waterlilies and floating plants: Shelf : Plants for deeper water 45cm(18") plus: 1. Oxygenating pond plants: Allow two portions of oxygenating plant (however supplied - bareroot,...

Container pond in Weeping red finish to give you planting ideas

Container pond ideas

80cm container pond bowls to give you ideas: [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="314,316,318,687"] [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="317,684,685,686"] 60cm container pond bowls with planting ideas: [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="319,320,321,322"] [gallery...