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Marginal Plants For The Garden Pond – The Iris

This plant deserves a full article all of its own. The Iris. There are 3 species of Iris which can be considered to be true aquatic plants for growing all year round in the shallows of a pond and I consider it to be unthinkable to have a collection of Marginals without having at least […]

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How Many Fish Can Your Garden Pond Take?

How Many Fish Can Your Garden Pond Take?

The maximum number of fish you can have in a pond depends on the volume of the water, the quality of the water, the size of the fish, the species of the fish, the climate of the area and the food available. If the pond has no pump, filter or other equipment, in a warm […]

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The Best Types Of Fish For Your Garden Pond

The Best Types Of Fish For Your Garden Pond

There are many reasons as to why you might want to have fish in your garden pond – they add beauty, color, and interest to your garden and act as a sort of outdoor “pet.” But there are other good reasons for putting fish in your pond, as well. For one, fish will eat pesky […]

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How to Maintain a Healthy Garden Pond and the Equipment That You Will Need

How to Maintain a Healthy Garden Pond and the Equipment That You Will Need

Garden ponds are now a regular feature in a large proportion of gardens. Building a pond and stocking it is one thing but continuing to maintain the pond to ensure it remains a healthy environment requires a certain level of dedication. As well as your time, determination and care, you will need to purchase a […]

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A Garden Pond is Easier to Build Than You Think

A Garden Pond is Easier to Build Than You Think

What are some things to think about when you are building a garden pond for your yard? First, the pond should be easily accessible to a water supply to top it off during the summer. If you are using a waterfall or fountain electricity will need to be connected and the distance will be a […]

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Build A Garden Pond In Your Garden

Build A Garden Pond In Your Garden

Planing building a garden pond? Don’t know how to start? What kind of material to use? Here is a simple and fast guide that can provide you all the answers, so you can start right away. Decide the type of garden pond construction Depending on the purpose, you should decide how deep and how big […]

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Create Your Own Wildlife Garden Pond

Create Your Own Wildlife Garden Pond

Garden ponds inevitably attract wildlife. Constructing a garden pond will bring new life into your garden. Natural ponds still litter the British countryside and are often found in woodlands or at field edges. These result from land drainage, dug to create semi-natural overflow arrangements as field systems were improved over the centuries. Peat digging in […]

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