A guide to planting your garden pond

For all your garden pond, aquatic and aquarium needs plus pets, fishing and camping

Aquatic Plants For Water Gardens - Water Features For Small Gardens

Water Features for Small Gardens: How to Add Beauty, Movement, and Sound to Your Garden

Water features such as fountains, ponds, and birdbaths add beauty to your garden, and also a pleasant sound.

Perfect Pond Plants • Lots of tips, ideas and info to help you create that perfect garden pond!

Perfect Pond Plants

Perfect Pond Plants Lots of tips ideas and info to help you create that perfect garden pond!

10 Popular Pond Plants - Water Lettuce

10 Popular Pond Plants

Plants in the water garden not only provide beauty and naturalization, but they also help balance the pond ecosystem. Even a small pond will benefit from the beauty of aquatic plants. We’ve chosen our top favorites that do well in smaller aquatic.

Grow creeping Jenny as a groundcover, around and between the rocks in your pond or in submerged containers. It thrives in moist soil or water up to an inch deep, in full sun to part shade. The plants have chartreuse leaves, tiny yellow flowers and a trailing growth habit. Recommended for zones 3 to 10, it can be invasive but is easily managed by pulling. Never discard the plants in lakes or public waterways where they can spread.

Plants for Ponds and Water Gardens

Choose pond plants like water lilies, rushes and reeds to create a tranquil backyard escape or exciting focal point in your garden.

I love cattails.  Always have.  We used to pick them while they were still firm, scrape off the brown fuzz and color them with crayons.

Cattails are a producer in the pond ecosystem. Others like muskrats eat them.

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Rockery plants: Top 10 plants for an alpine rock garden

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour - Gardening Ideas

Make a wildlife friendly pond with a range of plants and shallow beach. Find out how at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/wildlife/attract-wildlife-to-your-garden-pond/1094.html Photo by Jason Ingram

Attract wildlife to your garden pond

Make a wildlife friendly pond with a range of plants and shallow beach. Photo by Jason Ingram

Pond Iris's look pretty either in the pond or along the edge of a pond.  Lots of different colours to choose from

Pond Iris look pretty either in the pond or along the edge of a pond. Lots of different colours to choose from - Good Gardening

During the summer, algae growth can be a huge problem in garden ponds. The great…

How To Keep Pond Water Clear Naturally (And Get Rid Of Pond Algae)

Barley straw During the summer, algae growth can be a huge problem in garden ponds. The great news is that there is an easy way to keep pond water clear without using expensive chemicals.

How to Plant Around a Pond http://www.bhg.com/gardening/landscaping-projects/water-gardens/how-to-plant-around-a-pond/

How to Plant Around a Pond

How To Plant Around a Pond Create a natural-looking pond edge by carefully tucking in plants alongside weathered rocks to camouflage the pond liner. As seen in Country Gardens magazine.

Create this simple pond-in-a-pot with our step by step instructions: http://www.midwestliving.com/garden/container/how-to-plant-a-water-container-garden/

How to Plant a Water Container Garden

Container water garden ideas

Container Water Garden Ideas - Small Pond Ideas - Patio Pond Ideas - Water Features for Backyard Patio

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