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Waterlilies for the Water Garden (Nymphaea)

NYMPHAEA (HARDY WATER-LILIES) All the varieties mentioned are propagated by division in early spring. Water-lilies normally flower in summer. For large pools or broad expanses of water: Area covered in a few years — 4 to 6 sq. ft. Depth … Continue reading

01. June 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Water Gardens: The Use of Moving Water

There can be few more beautiful sounds than the gentle whispering of water over rocks or the tinkling of fine spray from a fountain as it falls into the pool below. Indeed, moving water is often the prime reason for … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Choosing a Site for a Garden Pool

There are several things to consider when planning a water garden. Not just practical points to take into account, but aesthetic considerations which in the end will have an overwhelming influence upon the success of the venture. Certainly time and … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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An Introduction to Water Gardening

The place of water in the garden Although water gardening has in recent years achieved widespread popularity through the introduction of modern materials for pool construction, it has been an important feature of gardens from time immemorial. Over three thousand … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Container Water Gardening – How to Make a Container Water Garden

Container Water Gardening Ideas Container water gardening is amazing. The container water garden pools are fun to plant up and stock, and it can be easier to see and appreciate their inhabitants at this level. Safer, too, as it is unfortunately … Continue reading

10. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Water Features – Water Gardening Ideas

  This brings us to water features and water garden ponds made from ‘found’ containers. Here the choice is endless. From baths at one end of the scale to an upturned dustbin lid at the other, almost any container can … Continue reading

05. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Water Gardening Ideas – Water Features and Water Garden Ponds

Once your water garden pond is sound, watertight and discreet, you can turn your attention to its surroundings. Remove the cement rocks or unsightly garden gnomes – they can be reduced to hardcore. If the pool is an irregular shaped … Continue reading

05. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Water Gardening and Water Features – Repairing Water Garden Ponds

Of all the features that a garden can boast, water and water gardening is probably the most versatile and the most fascinating . . . the reflective tranquillity of still water draws us to it with an almost mystical pull, … Continue reading

05. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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