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Aquatic Plants and Their Incredible Advantages

By |2023-12-03T22:29:50+00:00December 3rd, 2023|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens, Pond Construction, Pond Maintenace|

Aquatic plants serve more than just an ornamental purpose in ponds; they play a vital role in maintaining a well-balanced and thriving pond ecosystem. Let's delve into the various advantages these plants bring and why they are indispensable for any pond owner. Varieties of Water Plants: Submerged Plants: These plants thrive beneath the water's surface,

Aquatic Plants for the Win!

By |2023-09-04T14:56:04+00:00September 4th, 2023|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens, Pond Construction, Pond Maintenace|

Aquatic plants fulfill a variety of ecological roles. They are vital to maintaining a healthy and balanced pond ecosystem. There are four categories of aquatic plants. Submerged plants dig their roots into the pond’s bottom and thrive underwater. Emergent plants are visible primarily above water but are also rooted in the soil at the pond’s

Grow Your Own Water Lilies

By |2022-08-05T03:00:57+00:00August 5th, 2022|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens|

Pond enthusiasts everywhere can agree on one thing: water lilies are the jewels of the pond. With a few water lilies floating on your pond’s surface, your yard will instantly look more magical. Known scientifically as Nymphaea, these aquatic plants are not only beautiful to look at, but they also serve an important purpose in

10 Plants that Put “Garden” in Your Water Gard

By |2022-04-03T14:22:51+00:00April 3rd, 2022|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens, Pond Maintenace|

Looking for a way to soften the rocky edges of your pond? Want to add some color and attract beautiful wildlife? Try adding plants! While many people have their own favorite collection of pond plants, there may still be some varieties that you haven’t tried yet. We invite to consider the following list of popular

7 tips for pond planting

By |2022-02-03T21:27:31+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens|

Ready for some pond planting? From Aquatic forget-me-nots that dangle on the edges of your water garden to beautiful lilies that perch on the pond’s surface, plants are truly what makes your water garden stand out. Things like color, height, and planting conditions are things you’ll want to consider when it comes to planting your

The Basics of Aquatic Plants

By |2020-12-09T20:53:56+00:00December 9th, 2020|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens|

Aquatic plants are a very important step in achieving a truly balanced ecosystem pond.  Adding aquatic plants to the pond is an important part of the water garden. They provide beauty and naturalization with a huge array of plant choices. But even more importantly, they help balance the pond’s ecosystem and provide valuable biological filtration

Raising Radiant Waterlilies in 5 Steps!

By |2020-08-07T22:19:55+00:00August 7th, 2020|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens|

Raising Radiant Water Lilies in 5 Steps! “Water Lilies' is an extension of my life. Without the water, the lilies cannot live, as I am without art.” “I must have flowers. Always and always.” -C. Monet A famous quote from Monet regarding his deep love for flowers and particularly his collection of gorgeous water lilies.

How to keep koi from eating your pond plants

By |2020-01-23T18:55:43+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Koi Ponds & Water Gardens|

How to keep koi from eating your pond plants Pond owners love their colorful koi and they equally love their pond plants. But for many, the struggle is real.  They cannot keep their koi from eating their favorite water lettuce.  After all, it sounds healthy, doesn’t it? Can koi and aquatic plants live together in

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