Jul 16
2012

  Water Hyacinths are one of the hardest working plants in the pond or water garden. Stripping the water of nutrients that aid algae grown like Ammonia, Nitrates, and Phosphates.  These plants not only offer a place for our fish to hide from the heat of the day, they also provide them cover from predators. 
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Jul 04
2012

Pickeral Rush, (Pontederia Cordata) is a great plant for people that are new to growing aquatic plants, or for more experienced pond keepers. Pickeral Rush has many benefits. Easy to grow, tolerates a wide range of sunlight factors (full sun to shade), long flowering season, and is very hardy. Pickeral Rush also has a clumping
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Jul 01
2012

The strange looking flowers of water hawthorne are fragrant. This plant loves the shade and withers in the heat. When the summer heat comes and the water starts to warm up this plant will go dormant. When the weather cools down it will be right back in action. Easy to grow if you place it
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Jul 01
2012

Growing under Melissa’s bird feeder. It was nice of the birds to miss that seed.



Jul 01
2012

We kind of jumped the gun with the shovel, but we did manage to get a picture of the pond before we had it finished. The homeowner had removed the plant material from the area in preparation for the pond installation. Now you can see that the hole is dug, shelves are leveled. and the mound for the water
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