UK pond plants
Water Violet bareroot (Hottonia palustris) | UK Delivery | Naturescape
Hottonia palustris. Oxygenator found in stagnant fresh waters of various size: the edges of shallow lakes, ponds, silting river meanders and ditches. One plant suitable for one square metre of surface area. Flowers: Jun - Aug. Height: 20-40 cm Zone C
LYTHRUM SALICARIA (Loosestrife)
Common Name - Loosestrife Supplied rooted in - 11cm mesh basket (11cm/4" high ) Planting Depth - Colour - Purple flowers in whorls on woody stems Flowers - June - September Height - 90 - 120cm (36" - 48") Aspect - Sunny/Partially Shaded Attracts - Bees, butterflies and hoverflies Origin - British Native Care Tips - Cut back flower stems once flowered to prolong the Lythrum salicaria's flowering season Extra info - Lythrum salicaria is excellent for colonizing areas…
CALTHA PALUSTRIS (Marsh Marigold)
Common Name - Marsh Marigold Supplied rooted in - 11cm mesh basket (11cm/4" high ) Planting Depth - Colour - Mounds of green round leaves with 3cm (1" approx) single yellow flowers Flowers - March - May Height - 30cm (12") Aspect - Sunny/Partially Shaded Attracts - Bees, butterflies and hoverflies Origin - British Native Care Tips - Cut back leaf growth after Caltha palustris has flowered and allow fresh foliage to regrow, The old leaf growth can go grey. Extra info - It will spread by…
Pond waterlily - NYMPHAEA ALBA
Supplied rooted in - 3 litre basket (23cm/9" width x 13cm/5.5" height) Planting Depth - Colour - White flower appoximately 10cm (4") and large green leaves Flowers - May - September Spread - Approx 120cm. Large Aspect - Sunny Attracts - Bees, butterflies and hoverflies Origin - British Native Care Tips - Nymphaea do not like constant splashing water. They also benefit from the removal of dying flowers and foliage on a regular basis. Pond Waterlilies are heavy feeders so…
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Alexandra Noble Design | Award Winning Garden and Landscape Designer working across London and further afield
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Lovely clay oven for under 250 bucks
Build a clay oven for less than 250. My budget did not allow me to build wood fired oven from clay bricks so I decided to make the dome purely from clay. I built my oven for less than 250 dollars and I am proud of it! It is a round shape, half spherical or igloo type design the best money can buy - under ZAR2000 in total.
Hejsan Jag har berättat förut om att vi har lite planer i huset. Att säga trädgårdsplaner låter knasigt också eftersom trädgård för mig är gräsmatta och träd. Och det är ju obefintligt i huset, hahaha. Kanske ska kalla det altanplaner… Vi skulle ju satt igång detta redan förra sommaren, men som ni kanske minns så…
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small informal pond, stone & pebble edge, hosta, iris & fern, credit...
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