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Potted Versus Bare-Rooted Pond Plants

Potted Versus Bare-Rooted Pond Plants

Posted on Jul 26th 2021

A water garden is not complete without aquatic plants. In fact, they play an essential role in keeping your pond water clean, clear and healthy! Some plants are used for shading and keeping the water temperatures cooler, some are used for filterin...
Pond Filtration Techniques For Backyard Pond Owners

Pond Filtration Techniques For Backyard Pond Owners

Posted on Aug 12th 2020

Pond Filtration Techniques: There are three types of pond filtration systems and each has its own job to perform, but having a combination of all three is the best solution for keeping your pond water clean, clear and healthy. ...
Fertilizing Pond Plants

Fertilizing Pond Plants

Posted on Jun 16th 2020

‘Feeding’ your aquatics maximizes its beauty and will get you the most out of your pond plants. The plant food tablets we recommend, were formulated to feed all aquatic plants - while not releasing chemicals into the water that would encourage the gr...
​Eye Catching and Unique Plants for your Pond

​Eye Catching and Unique Plants for your Pond

Posted on Jun 19th 2018

There are many different types of aquatic plants that can be added to your pond and they all serve a purpose. Whether it is to help build your eco-system, managing algae, protection for your fish or simply for aesthetic reasons. A common trend...
Planting Zones for your Pond Plants

Planting Zones for your Pond Plants

Posted on May 22nd 2018

Zone 1: Bog plants (moisture loving plants)  > Planting depths of 0-1/2 inch.  >> The crown of the plant should be just above the water line with its roots in moist/boggy soil.  Zone 2: Marginals&nb...