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Small Garden Ponds: Formal and Informal

If a small garden of some 12m (40ft) square is to contain a pond and a formal arrangement, it needs careful planning. The formal shape requires a pattern that can be either symmetrical or not, but usually incorporating straight lines … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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The Garden Pond in Winter

In cold weather the fishes need less oxygen and food, and they rest in a state of torpor gradually using up the food stored as layers of fat. When the pond freezes over it keeps oxygen from reaching the water … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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Types of Pond Containers

The pond container is something to hold the water and prevent it from running away or seeping into the surrounding soil. These are available in a variety of materials and shapes, and they can be sunk into the soil to … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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Treating Water for the Garden Pond

To most people, water is a simple liquid with a chemical basis of two hydrogen atoms combining with one of oxygen; but in nature it can vary considerably, as natural water contains other chemicals and organisms that can change its … Continue reading

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Design and Location for Your Garden Pond

The placing of the garden pond is important: to position it in the wrong area can be a disaster, giving rise to many problems and plenty of regrets. If you place it near deciduous trees, a shower of leaves every … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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The Garden Pond in Spring

Spring shows itself when the bulbs begin to appear and the fishes in the pond begin to stir, rising to the surface and moving in search of food. You can start to feed them but give only a very little … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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Introduction to Water Gardening and Garden Ponds

If there is one thing that gives more satisfaction than a garden full of flowers, shrubs and trees, it is a garden that has all these plus some water, whether it is a pond, a lake or a stream. A … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by admin
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The Care of Water Features

Occasionally in the life of any small pond it will be found desirable to give it a thorough clean out. In a small pool the best way to arrange for an outlet for cleaning purposes is by way of a … Continue reading

29. May 2013 by admin
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Encouraging Wildlife into Your Garden Pond

In a balanced garden there should be a stable food chain of prey and predator. For example, destroying all of the greenfly in a garden will deprive ladybirds and blue tits of food. And a garden without any slugs at … Continue reading

23. March 2012 by admin
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Plants for the Garden Pond

The attraction of a good pond is about far more than just the water. Once the pond is installed you can grow a wonderful selection of aquatic and moisture-loving plants with colourful flowers and foliage that combine to make your … Continue reading

07. March 2012 by admin
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