Perfect Pond Plants • Lots of tips, ideas and info to help you create that perfect garden pond!

Perfect Pond Plants

Perfect Pond Plants Lots of tips ideas and info to help you create that perfect garden pond!

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For all your garden pond, aquatic and aquarium needs plus pets, fishing and camping

10 Popular Pond Plants - Water Lettuce

10 Popular Pond Plants

Plants in the water garden not only provide beauty and naturalization, but they also help balance the pond ecosystem. Even a small pond will benefit from the beauty of aquatic plants. We’ve chosen our top favorites that do well in smaller aquatic.

Grow creeping Jenny as a groundcover, around and between the rocks in your pond or in submerged containers. It thrives in moist soil or water up to an inch deep, in full sun to part shade. The plants have chartreuse leaves, tiny yellow flowers and a trailing growth habit. Recommended for zones 3 to 10, it can be invasive but is easily managed by pulling. Never discard the plants in lakes or public waterways where they can spread.

Plants for Ponds and Water Gardens

Choose pond plants like water lilies, rushes and reeds to create a tranquil backyard escape or exciting focal point in your garden.

Eight Most Popular Pond Plants - While some are chosen for their beauty, other pond plants are necessary for a pond’s health. This article includes a list of eight of the most popular pond plants and information as to why people love them.

Pond Plants - Eight Beautiful Plants For Garden Ponds

Creeping Jenny - Aquascape

Small Plants for Small Ponds

Creeping Jenny or Moneywort, Lysimachia nummularia. Creeping Jenny enjoys very moist soil or water up to one-inch deep, making it an excellent choice for use as a marginal plant in your water garden.

How to Plant Water Iris Plants in a Backyard Pond

Planting water iris is a great way to liven up any backyard pond. Get tips and advice for planting, growing and maintaining this aquatic flowering plant.

Mosaic Aquatic Plant, Ludwigia sedioides. I have this in my pond it's so pretty and spreads out.

One of the newest additions to our garden, can't wait to make my container pond with it!

Pond Iriss look pretty either in the pond or along the edge of a pond. Lots of different colours to choose from - Good Gardening

Pond Iris look pretty either in the pond or along the edge of a pond. Lots of different colours to choose from - Good Gardening

Tropicana Canna in a pond and how to plant.

Tropicanna cannas make for a stunning pond or water feature plant and is easy to use. Simply plant in a deep container, cover with gravel and place in pond so that top of container is about from top of water.

How to Easy Grow #Water _Lilies..  1. Use a container that is wide and shallow   2. Use a heavy soil intended for use in the garden, not a fluffy potting soil that will float out of the container.    3. Remove old leaves and thick, fleshy old roots.   4. Plant the tuber against the side of the pot, with the growing tip pointing upward -- about 45 degrees -    5. Cover the soil with a layer of rock or pea gravel    6. The planted pot should be lowered #easy_planting #garden #flowers

How to Grow Water Lilies

How to Easy Grow _Lilies. Use a container that is wide and shallow Use a heavy soil intended for use in the garden, not a fluffy potting soil that will float out of the container. Remove old leaves and thick, fleshy old roots.

10 Invasive Pond Plants You Need to Know

10 Invasive Pond Plants You Need to Know

Adding plants to your water garden has many benefits such as naturalizing the landscape, creating smooth transitions for edges and improving the water quality and ecosystem as a whole. But did you know that many common pond plants can be invasive.

During the summer, algae growth can be a huge problem in garden ponds. The great news is that there is an easy way to keep pond water clear without using expensive chemicals. Here's how.

Keeping Pond Water Clear the Natural Way

Barley straw During the summer, algae growth can be a huge problem in garden ponds. The great news is that there is an easy way to keep pond water clear without using expensive chemicals.

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