Category Archives: Small Pond

How to look after your garden in winter

Lawns Just because your perennials have gone into hibernation to protect themselves from the cold snap of  winter, that doesn’t mean that your lawn should be left to fend for itself too. Here are a couple of hints and tips … Continue reading

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Growing Herbs in a Small Pond

Everybody knows that even small ponds require water plants, in the form of oxygenators and marginals, floating plants and filtering aquatics, but how many actually grow useful plants as one as decorative and functional ones in the garden pond? I … Continue reading

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Underwater Pond Photography

I’ve always wondered what it would take to get some good underwater pond photography pictures, and so we’ll b looking at that subject in some detail over the winter here on the Small Pond blog. To whet your appetite, here’s … Continue reading

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Water Lily for Small Pond

Here’s a video of a lovely pink and white water lily suitable for a small pond. The centre is golden and the leaves or lily pads are quite large but don’t tend to overcrowd the small pond with a little … Continue reading

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The Small Pond in Dry Weather

Yesterday I topped up my small pond with a hosepipe, something I prefer not to do if I can avoid it. In warm dry weather the rate of evaporation from the surface of the pond and especially from the leaves … Continue reading

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