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Best Water Garden Ideas

Water adds charm to any garden. It is easy to manage, lively and ever-changing, and blends effectively with earth, rocks and plants. Water Garden Ideas Many beautiful and unusual plants can be grown in a water garden, and the making … Continue reading

05. July 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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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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Growing and Buying Aquatic Plants and Grasses

Grasses for the Water Garden Grasses are grown for their foliage, as a foil for other plants and as an attraction in their own right. Between them there are dozens of species that are perfectly at home either in the … Continue reading

10. April 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Design and Location for Your Garden Pond

The placing of the garden pond is important: to position it in the wrong area can be a disaster, giving rise to many problems and plenty of regrets. If you place it near deciduous trees, a shower of leaves every … Continue reading

10. April 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Managing the Water Garden in Spring

The spring season is traditionally the time for introducing new aquatic plants to the pool. They then have all summer to become established, and if planted at this time will usually provide a display the first season. Not only are … Continue reading

03. August 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Installing a Preformed Garden Pool

Preformed pools are very popular and durable, although they are probably the most expensive. They are made of two kinds of material; plastic and fibreglass. The plastic ones occupy the cheaper end of the range and are vacuum moulded in … Continue reading

30. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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How to Construct a Water Garden

The essential features of a garden pool Before buying or building a garden pool, it is essential to be aware of the requirements of future inhabitants. Waterlilies and other deep water aquatics require specially allocated positions in deep areas of … Continue reading

30. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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