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Posts Tagged ‘winter in the pond’

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.

Clear up your pond this Autumn

October is the time to clear up your pond. Autumn neglect will lead to problems next Spring. There are 4 key points: 1. Remove tree leaves as they...

60cm Container pond in Weeping Red planted for a shaded position

Maintaining your container pond this Autumn

Maintaining your container pond this Autumn is particularly important as you can accumulate significant amounts of rotting vegetation in that  small volume of water. 1. Remove tree leaves that arrive...

Aponogeton distachyos

Water Hawthorn plants

Water Hawthorn (Aponogeton distachyos) are available for sale again now. These plants grow from approx a 60cm(2ft) depth of water and send their leaves and flowers up to...

plan a pond profile

Time to plan a pond

Winter is the time to plan a pond. Thinking about this year's new pond project seems preferable to going outside and starting to build it just yet! Spend...

Winter Snow

Winter snow

With this Winter snow we apologize to anyone with an outstanding order at the moment but we cannot send plants out while the Nursery looks like this! Snow...


Colder pond temperatures!

Suddenly colder! How does that affect your pond? In this cold weather it is best to leave the deeper water of your pond alone as some late hatching...

Lesser Water Boatman

Cold nights for the pond

As cold nights arrive and the pond water reaches freezing point in certain areas of the country you should ensure that deep water plants are placed well below...

Before Autumn maintenance

More pond maintenance tips for Autumn

Continue with stage 1 pond maintenance - you should remove rotting brown waterlily leaves and dead flowers. Also any upright foliage falling over and droping into the water...