A tisket a tasket you need a planting basket

A tisket a tasket you need a planting basket

So, you have your pond, and you’ve bought your plants, now what? First of all, for best results, we advise our customers to grow all plants in individual containers (except for some oxygenators), often referred to as planting baskets or crates.  Unlike standard...
Growing bog, wetland and marginal plants

Growing bog, wetland and marginal plants

Natural ponds and other watery places, when left to their own devices, tend to be associated with surrounding boggy bits. These can provide a wonderful growing area for all kinds of special plants such as marginal plants or bog/wetland plants. Both native an...
How many plants do I need for planting my pond?

How many plants do I need for planting my pond?

When planting up a pond, there is more than just colour or appearance to consider. We offer a range of pond plants all sizes of ponds and they fall into roughly three different categories: oxygenators deeper water plants marginal plants Each category of plants grows...
Are Water Lilies Difficult to Grow?

Are Water Lilies Difficult to Grow?

Premier among pond plants is the water lily.  There are two main groups of water lily in the world, the hardy water lily and the tropical water lily. Tropical water lilies do not like our climate and are difficult to grow unless you have a specialist tropical...

Winter, when plants are dormant, is a good time to add plants to your pond, giving them a head start in the spring. So get shopping now! Dismiss