Any garden pond experts...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by andyoxon, 17 Sep 2007.

  1. andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

    ...out there..? Which are good plants to put around the margins (outside pond) to cover any visible butyl lining..? Or - for on the pond margin 'shelf' about 6-10" deep. Any recommended plants for oxygenating...etc. It's a wildlife pond, 2-3ft deep, ~8x6ft. I've just managed to repair a child-with-stick induced leak at the weekend.

    Andy
     
  2. sheddy

    sheddy Guru

    Location:
    Suffolk
    I think the favourite oxygenater is Canadian Pond Weed - the long stuff that floats around.
    Best to find a friend with a pond that needs tidying, take some buckets round and nick some spare plants
     
  3. OP
    OP
    andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

    Thanks. Good idea I do know one or two people with ponds.

    Ps I've found out that the Canadian elodea is a potentially invasive alien. [​IMG] Rigid hornwort is the thing...;)
     
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