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Best Plant for Small Garden Ponds

I’m going to tell you which I think is the most useful and all round best plant for growing in small garden ponds by far. It may sound a bit of an off beat choice, because the plant I’m thinking … Continue reading

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Dwarf Water Lilies for Small Garden Ponds

Miniature Water lilies are ideal for small garden ponds Miniature or Dwarf water Llilies are a favorite for small water gardeners because they bloom profusely and add a pretty accent to the edge or when placed in the middle of … 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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Not Suitable for Small Pond?

Can anybody identify this floating plant with lovely white flowers? I discovered masses of it forming matted rafts in the Shoulder of Mutton lake at Wanstead Park. The way it’s spreading suggests this invasive floating plant could be troublesome and … Continue reading

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Large Lily Root Small Pond Problem

Hi all I have had a lily root or tuber, whatever its correct name which I originally bought in a fish pond supplies section of the local mega-garden centre. It’s in a basket in my small pond, but the fiish … Continue reading

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