1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Water Gardening

Discussion For All Water Related Features & Projects

Sort By:
Title
Replies Views
Last Message ↓
  1.   » Sticky Threads
  2. kindredspirit
    Sticky
    Like x 5

    Goodbye lawn. Hello pond!

    Bloomin' fantastic kindredspirit . Wonderful garden :)
    Bloomin' fantastic kindredspirit . Wonderful garden :)
    Bloomin' fantastic kindredspirit . Wonderful garden :)
    Bloomin' fantastic kindredspirit . Wonderful garden :)
    Replies:
    397
    Views:
    42,304
  3. SparklyPurple
    Sticky

    Bog garden and pond advice please

    Watermint has lilac flowers and releases a wonderful fragrance when brushed.I had a raised container pond a few years back and two goldfish. I did not get any mosquito larvae, so assume the...
    Watermint has lilac flowers and releases a wonderful fragrance when brushed.I had a raised container pond a few years back and two goldfish. I did not get any mosquito larvae, so assume the fish ate them. I did get them in the water butt though.
    Watermint has lilac flowers and releases a wonderful fragrance when brushed.I had a raised container pond a few years back and two goldfish. I did not get any mosquito larvae, so assume the fish ate them. I did get them in the water butt though.
    Watermint has lilac flowers and releases a wonderful fragrance when brushed.I had a raised container pond a few years back and two goldfish. I did not get any mosquito larvae, so assume the...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    2,537
  4.   » Normal Threads
  5. Clare G

    Ideas to buck up my tired pond please

    As far as surface cover goes, I have a Water Chestnut which has grown a lot of roots but little leaf growth and Water Soldier which has remained mainly submerged, the dwarf Water Lily has such...
    As far as surface cover goes, I have a Water Chestnut which has grown a lot of roots but little leaf growth and Water Soldier which has remained mainly submerged, the dwarf Water Lily has such small leaves as to not give much cover.:frown:
    As far as surface cover goes, I have a Water Chestnut which has grown a lot of roots but little leaf growth and Water Soldier which has remained mainly submerged, the dwarf Water Lily has such small leaves as to not give much cover.:frown:
    As far as surface cover goes, I have a Water Chestnut which has grown a lot of roots but little leaf growth and Water Soldier which has remained mainly submerged, the dwarf Water Lily has such...
    Replies:
    31
    Views:
    1,063
  6. martin-f

    Small pond project

    If it helps, my water-barrel feature still has some fencing mesh inserted on the inside, just below the surface, after my delinquent teenager weim was frequently found with her front paws in the...
    If it helps, my water-barrel feature still has some fencing mesh inserted on the inside, just below the surface, after my delinquent teenager weim was frequently found with her front paws in the barrel, looking mystified as to why she was a little damp...
    If it helps, my water-barrel feature still has some fencing mesh inserted on the inside, just below the surface, after my delinquent teenager weim was frequently found with her front paws in the barrel, looking mystified as to why she was a...
    If it helps, my water-barrel feature still has some fencing mesh inserted on the inside, just below the surface, after my delinquent teenager weim was frequently found with her front paws in the...
    Replies:
    138
    Views:
    4,038
  7. Redwing
    Like x 16

    We're Making a Wildlife Pond

    Food for thought there @Redwing Our liner is being delivered a week on Friday and installation begins after bank hols! We need to dig more out next week and have a 45 degree drop on the slopes...
    Food for thought there @Redwing Our liner is being delivered a week on Friday and installation begins after bank hols! We need to dig more out next week and have a 45 degree drop on the slopes and hopefully it’ll be easy sailing!
    Food for thought there @Redwing Our liner is being delivered a week on Friday and installation begins after bank hols! We need to dig more out next week and have a 45 degree drop on the slopes and hopefully it’ll be easy sailing!
    Food for thought there @Redwing Our liner is being delivered a week on Friday and installation begins after bank hols! We need to dig more out next week and have a 45 degree drop on the slopes...
    Replies:
    82
    Views:
    2,987
  8. Sian in Belgium
    Like x 4

    Siting a pond on a sloping garden

    If, like us, Belgium has had a torrential downpour, the pond will be fine.
    If, like us, Belgium has had a torrential downpour, the pond will be fine.
    If, like us, Belgium has had a torrential downpour, the pond will be fine.
    If, like us, Belgium has had a torrential downpour, the pond will be fine.
    Replies:
    128
    Views:
    2,493
  9. Irmemac

    Barrel Pond Advice

    What are your plans for a pond/pool when it come time to upgrade....staying small or going large.
    What are your plans for a pond/pool when it come time to upgrade....staying small or going large.
    What are your plans for a pond/pool when it come time to upgrade....staying small or going large.
    What are your plans for a pond/pool when it come time to upgrade....staying small or going large.
    Replies:
    66
    Views:
    1,560
  10. Clare G
    Like x 4

    How I made some aquatic plant bags

    Brilliant! They look super. Will have a go at your idea if I add more plants to my barrel pond. You could go into business....
    Brilliant! They look super. Will have a go at your idea if I add more plants to my barrel pond. You could go into business....
    Brilliant! They look super. Will have a go at your idea if I add more plants to my barrel pond. You could go into business....
    Brilliant! They look super. Will have a go at your idea if I add more plants to my barrel pond. You could go into business....
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    161
  11. BigC
    Like x 8

    Upcycle an old Tractor Tyre

    Oh bless darling how did you know
    Oh bless darling how did you know
    Oh bless darling how did you know
    Oh bless darling how did you know
    Replies:
    26
    Views:
    342
  12. Howard Stone

    Raising lilies in a deep pond

    Well we had quite a job of it!! I was given a large Nymphaea Alba, the native one, by a friend. The root was about the size of a small beachball. We planted it in an old laundry basket. It was...
    Well we had quite a job of it!! I was given a large Nymphaea Alba, the native one, by a friend. The root was about the size of a small beachball. We planted it in an old laundry basket. It was heavy as you can imagine. Next day after spending the night in the shallow parts of the pond this...
    Well we had quite a job of it!! I was given a large Nymphaea Alba, the native one, by a friend. The root was about the size of a small beachball. We planted it in an old laundry basket. It was heavy as you can imagine. Next day after spending...
    Well we had quite a job of it!! I was given a large Nymphaea Alba, the native one, by a friend. The root was about the size of a small beachball. We planted it in an old laundry basket. It was...
    IMG_6368aresize.JPG
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    216
  13. Russty

    Filling large pond

    Thanks for your informative reply.This is what I thought. I was hoping that I would be able to cut corners with the lining. But didn’t really expect so.I plan on most of it being lawn and a...
    Thanks for your informative reply.This is what I thought. I was hoping that I would be able to cut corners with the lining. But didn’t really expect so.I plan on most of it being lawn and a small section flower bed. I realise that once eventually filled it will need a long time to settle...
    Thanks for your informative reply.This is what I thought. I was hoping that I would be able to cut corners with the lining. But didn’t really expect so.I plan on most of it being lawn and a small section flower bed. I realise that once...
    Thanks for your informative reply.This is what I thought. I was hoping that I would be able to cut corners with the lining. But didn’t really expect so.I plan on most of it being lawn and a...
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    123
  14. glasgowdan

    New pond - size and location help please

    They're all linked together, lucius, one follows after the other:thumbsup::snorky:
    They're all linked together, lucius, one follows after the other:thumbsup::snorky:
    They're all linked together, lucius, one follows after the other:thumbsup::snorky:
    They're all linked together, lucius, one follows after the other:thumbsup::snorky:
    Replies:
    87
    Views:
    2,128
  15. Outlander
    Like x 6

    Some babies.

    It would seem extremely unlikely that a heron might have found an identical orfe to drop into the pond on the very next day after one actually died, and there didn`t seem to be any other fish...
    It would seem extremely unlikely that a heron might have found an identical orfe to drop into the pond on the very next day after one actually died, and there didn`t seem to be any other fish disturbed or taken. No one else in the village kept golden orfe at the time, and no one had seen any...
    It would seem extremely unlikely that a heron might have found an identical orfe to drop into the pond on the very next day after one actually died, and there didn`t seem to be any other fish disturbed or taken. No one else in the village kept...
    It would seem extremely unlikely that a heron might have found an identical orfe to drop into the pond on the very next day after one actually died, and there didn`t seem to be any other fish...
    Replies:
    15
    Views:
    260
  16. luciusmaximus

    Purple Loosestrife

    I put the loosestrife in the pond on a shallow shelf and it looks to be doing ok so far.
    I put the loosestrife in the pond on a shallow shelf and it looks to be doing ok so far.
    I put the loosestrife in the pond on a shallow shelf and it looks to be doing ok so far.
    I put the loosestrife in the pond on a shallow shelf and it looks to be doing ok so far.
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    244
  17. Outlander

    Hardening off marginal pond plants?

    Another update:The plants grown from seed all seem to be healthy but are a long way behind the mother plant which has grown stems and is flowering. The baby plants have no stems or flowers. I am...
    Another update:The plants grown from seed all seem to be healthy but are a long way behind the mother plant which has grown stems and is flowering. The baby plants have no stems or flowers. I am wondering if this is normal and I just have to wait or whether that is the downside of growing from...
    Another update:The plants grown from seed all seem to be healthy but are a long way behind the mother plant which has grown stems and is flowering. The baby plants have no stems or flowers. I am wondering if this is normal and I just have to...
    Another update:The plants grown from seed all seem to be healthy but are a long way behind the mother plant which has grown stems and is flowering. The baby plants have no stems or flowers. I am...
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    297
  18. clanless

    UV Lights

    One further question if I may.Does anyone have underwater lighting?I directed a garden flood light to the top of the pond the other night - and the effect was quite spectacular - that rippling...
    One further question if I may.Does anyone have underwater lighting?I directed a garden flood light to the top of the pond the other night - and the effect was quite spectacular - that rippling light effect you see by swimming pools. I'm just wondering whether underwater lighting would be...
    One further question if I may.Does anyone have underwater lighting?I directed a garden flood light to the top of the pond the other night - and the effect was quite spectacular - that rippling light effect you see by swimming pools. I'm just...
    One further question if I may.Does anyone have underwater lighting?I directed a garden flood light to the top of the pond the other night - and the effect was quite spectacular - that rippling...
    Replies:
    13
    Views:
    222
  19. Redwing

    Pond Snails: can you have too many?

    Leave the snails because the life in the pond will balance out after a while. I put 10 Sticklebacks into my pond: the following year there were literally, thousands and thousands of them. A year...
    Leave the snails because the life in the pond will balance out after a while. I put 10 Sticklebacks into my pond: the following year there were literally, thousands and thousands of them. A year later there was just an average number of them and has been ever since.
    Leave the snails because the life in the pond will balance out after a while. I put 10 Sticklebacks into my pond: the following year there were literally, thousands and thousands of them. A year later there was just an average number of them and...
    Leave the snails because the life in the pond will balance out after a while. I put 10 Sticklebacks into my pond: the following year there were literally, thousands and thousands of them. A year...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    260
  20. Jellyfire

    Solar Pumps

    Well the pump arrived today. The battery needs an 8 hour charge before I can run it properly but I dipped it in a bucket to test the flow and was pleasantly surprised that it squirted like a...
    Well the pump arrived today. The battery needs an 8 hour charge before I can run it properly but I dipped it in a bucket to test the flow and was pleasantly surprised that it squirted like a hosepipe even when I held it above my head. Remains to see how long the battery runs for or how/if it...
    Well the pump arrived today. The battery needs an 8 hour charge before I can run it properly but I dipped it in a bucket to test the flow and was pleasantly surprised that it squirted like a hosepipe even when I held it above my head. Remains to...
    Well the pump arrived today. The battery needs an 8 hour charge before I can run it properly but I dipped it in a bucket to test the flow and was pleasantly surprised that it squirted like a...
    Replies:
    20
    Views:
    409
  21. wiseowl
    Like x 10

    Woos Pond in an old raised bed

    Nice to see who i'm speaking to Woo ....raised beds or not your garden still looks smashing
    Nice to see who i'm speaking to Woo ....raised beds or not your garden still looks smashing
    Nice to see who i'm speaking to Woo ....raised beds or not your garden still looks smashing
    Nice to see who i'm speaking to Woo ....raised beds or not your garden still looks smashing
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    207
  22. luciusmaximus

    Flag Iris

    Hi @luciusmaximus this link may help you mate...if not i hope they flourish my :fingers crossed: are crossed mate :)Planting Flag Iris – Learn About Growing Flag Iris Plants In The Garden
    Hi @luciusmaximus this link may help you mate...if not i hope they flourish my :fingers crossed: are crossed mate :)Planting Flag Iris – Learn About Growing Flag Iris Plants In The Garden
    Hi @luciusmaximus this link may help you mate...if not i hope they flourish my :fingers crossed: are crossed mate :)Planting Flag Iris – Learn About Growing Flag Iris Plants In The Garden
    Hi @luciusmaximus this link may help you mate...if not i hope they flourish my :fingers crossed: are crossed mate :)Planting Flag Iris – Learn About Growing Flag Iris Plants In The Garden
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    189
  23. intel

    Want To Fill In A Pond

    I had a raised pond on the patio a few years ago. It had an underlay and a liner. When I decided to make it into a flower bed I removed the water and relocated the insect life and snails. I left...
    I had a raised pond on the patio a few years ago. It had an underlay and a liner. When I decided to make it into a flower bed I removed the water and relocated the insect life and snails. I left underlay and liner in place just cut large slashes through it and left the oxygenator weeds,pebbles,...
    I had a raised pond on the patio a few years ago. It had an underlay and a liner. When I decided to make it into a flower bed I removed the water and relocated the insect life and snails. I left underlay and liner in place just cut large slashes...
    I had a raised pond on the patio a few years ago. It had an underlay and a liner. When I decided to make it into a flower bed I removed the water and relocated the insect life and snails. I left...
    Replies:
    23
    Views:
    425
  24. martin-f
    Like x 5

    Garden pond number 2

    The problem is, ricky, that the young frogs are programmed to leave the pond and make for new areas as their original pond will not be able to support them. So they will hide in what ever cover...
    The problem is, ricky, that the young frogs are programmed to leave the pond and make for new areas as their original pond will not be able to support them. So they will hide in what ever cover they can find as they travel and eat whatever they can on the way. It's best to let them and Nature...
    The problem is, ricky, that the young frogs are programmed to leave the pond and make for new areas as their original pond will not be able to support them. So they will hide in what ever cover they can find as they travel and eat whatever they...
    The problem is, ricky, that the young frogs are programmed to leave the pond and make for new areas as their original pond will not be able to support them. So they will hide in what ever cover...
    Replies:
    72
    Views:
    1,075

Thread Display Options

Loading...