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
Read the full article…



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
Read the full article…



Jun 13
2012

Blooming like crazy. Later than the other water iris. I think it is a Louisiana Iris. Any thoughts?



May 30
2012

Almost black water iris typically bloom later in June for us. But appearantly no one told this bunch of louisana iris flowering at the end of May! Lousina iris bloom later in the season than our hardy blue water iris, and later than the hardy yellow iris. I like the green strap like leaves throughout
Read the full article…



May 18
2012

The blue water iris are blooming. Slightly earlier this year due to the unseasonably warm spring. But I will take it. These are the blue water iris, the yellows, and other hybrids are soon to follow. The water lilies are next! Blue water iris blooming! Like the tips? You will love the food! Come on,
Read the full article…



May 11
2012

Mothers day is considered to be the first frost free day. Time for tropical pond plants outdoors. If you are concerned with frost you can always check the long range forecast. If worst comes to worst you can always put them in the garage in a bucket for the night.  Besides nothing says “Happy Mothers
Read the full article…