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  2. Fat Controller
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    Goodbye Lawn, Hello Pond!

    Tulips beside the water garden.
    Tulips beside the water garden.
    Tulips beside the water garden.
    Tulips beside the water garden.
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  3. Redwing
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    Like x 16

    We're Making a Wildlife Pond

    Absolutely beautiful!
    Absolutely beautiful!
    Absolutely beautiful!
    Absolutely beautiful!
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  4. SparklyPurple
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    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...
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  6. Gizmo

    Soil for replanting pond plants

    Could you use house bricks or slightly smaller paving blocks.Using some thin plastic coated or galvanised wire , or all plastic long cable ties, that you could fasten to the plants pot at 2 or...
    Could you use house bricks or slightly smaller paving blocks.Using some thin plastic coated or galvanised wire , or all plastic long cable ties, that you could fasten to the plants pot at 2 or 3 points then hang it to a hook screwed to the underside of the top decking board ?
    Could you use house bricks or slightly smaller paving blocks.Using some thin plastic coated or galvanised wire , or all plastic long cable ties, that you could fasten to the plants pot at 2 or 3 points then hang it to a hook screwed to the...
    Could you use house bricks or slightly smaller paving blocks.Using some thin plastic coated or galvanised wire , or all plastic long cable ties, that you could fasten to the plants pot at 2 or...
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  7. Eden1

    Pond is very silty after fish introduced.

    When I had my pond I'd Hoover the bottom with an old wet & dry vacuum cleaner 2 or 3 times a year.
    When I had my pond I'd Hoover the bottom with an old wet & dry vacuum cleaner 2 or 3 times a year.
    When I had my pond I'd Hoover the bottom with an old wet & dry vacuum cleaner 2 or 3 times a year.
    When I had my pond I'd Hoover the bottom with an old wet & dry vacuum cleaner 2 or 3 times a year.
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  8. hailbopp

    Giant Marsh Marigold

    Asking for a friend as I don’t have a pond, I do have a rather nice wee burn than runs infront if the property so a pond would be a bit of overkill to be honest. A neighbour has a stunning clump...
    Asking for a friend as I don’t have a pond, I do have a rather nice wee burn than runs infront if the property so a pond would be a bit of overkill to be honest. A neighbour has a stunning clump of Giant Marsh Marigold that bloomed it’s head off for weeks, just starting to stop now. It is in an...
    Asking for a friend as I don’t have a pond, I do have a rather nice wee burn than runs infront if the property so a pond would be a bit of overkill to be honest. A neighbour has a stunning clump of Giant Marsh Marigold that bloomed it’s head off...
    Asking for a friend as I don’t have a pond, I do have a rather nice wee burn than runs infront if the property so a pond would be a bit of overkill to be honest. A neighbour has a stunning clump...
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  9. Gizmo

    new pond ambition

    pond update still more to do
    pond update still more to do
    pond update still more to do
    pond update still more to do
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  10. Gizmo

    pond creature

    You must have a better surgery than I have, can't even get through to speak to the receptionist, let alone a Doctor.
    You must have a better surgery than I have, can't even get through to speak to the receptionist, let alone a Doctor.
    You must have a better surgery than I have, can't even get through to speak to the receptionist, let alone a Doctor.
    You must have a better surgery than I have, can't even get through to speak to the receptionist, let alone a Doctor.
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  11. Gizmo

    leak

    hi i am noticing a small leak at the back of the pond but unsure where its coming from only noticing the underlay and liner are a bit drippy in one spot at back of pond no pipes are leaking ..
    hi i am noticing a small leak at the back of the pond but unsure where its coming from only noticing the underlay and liner are a bit drippy in one spot at back of pond no pipes are leaking ..
    hi i am noticing a small leak at the back of the pond but unsure where its coming from only noticing the underlay and liner are a bit drippy in one spot at back of pond no pipes are leaking ..
    hi i am noticing a small leak at the back of the pond but unsure where its coming from only noticing the underlay and liner are a bit drippy in one spot at back of pond no pipes are leaking ..
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  12. Gizmo

    pond lilly

    Thanks for your advice
    Thanks for your advice
    Thanks for your advice
    Thanks for your advice
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  13. Gizmo
    Like x 6

    baby fish in our first pond

    baby fish
    baby fish
    baby fish
    baby fish
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  14. Sogni verdi

    Pond advice

    Thank you @WeeTam that is very helpful and confirmed to me what i had been thinking. Much appreciated.
    Thank you @WeeTam that is very helpful and confirmed to me what i had been thinking. Much appreciated.
    Thank you @WeeTam that is very helpful and confirmed to me what i had been thinking. Much appreciated.
    Thank you @WeeTam that is very helpful and confirmed to me what i had been thinking. Much appreciated.
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  15. clanless
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    Feeding tadpoles - money saving tip

    hmmm.... no signs of any frogs or toads in our pond this year ??We do see, via the cameras, loads of cats and a fox going into surrounding gardens....
    hmmm.... no signs of any frogs or toads in our pond this year ??We do see, via the cameras, loads of cats and a fox going into surrounding gardens....
    hmmm.... no signs of any frogs or toads in our pond this year ??We do see, via the cameras, loads of cats and a fox going into surrounding gardens....
    hmmm.... no signs of any frogs or toads in our pond this year ??We do see, via the cameras, loads of cats and a fox going into surrounding gardens....
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  16. Brian20

    Soaker hose

    Thank you NigelJ That is a great help I will be looking online again there is a lot out there! :-)
    Thank you NigelJ That is a great help I will be looking online again there is a lot out there! :-)
    Thank you NigelJ That is a great help I will be looking online again there is a lot out there! :-)
    Thank you NigelJ That is a great help I will be looking online again there is a lot out there! :-)
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  17. Fizzing Ada
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    My pond

    Loving the pond @Fizzing Ada. Just hope my smaller scale one will look somewhere nearly as nice as that when i get it built.
    Loving the pond @Fizzing Ada. Just hope my smaller scale one will look somewhere nearly as nice as that when i get it built.
    Loving the pond @Fizzing Ada. Just hope my smaller scale one will look somewhere nearly as nice as that when i get it built.
    Loving the pond @Fizzing Ada. Just hope my smaller scale one will look somewhere nearly as nice as that when i get it built.
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  18. Steveqae

    Fish too large for pond

    Do you have a local Koi Carp Club ,if so someone is sure to take them off your hands. My Dad was a member of this one.Welcome - South Hants Koi Club
    Do you have a local Koi Carp Club ,if so someone is sure to take them off your hands. My Dad was a member of this one.Welcome - South Hants Koi Club
    Do you have a local Koi Carp Club ,if so someone is sure to take them off your hands. My Dad was a member of this one.Welcome - South Hants Koi Club
    Do you have a local Koi Carp Club ,if so someone is sure to take them off your hands. My Dad was a member of this one.Welcome - South Hants Koi Club
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  19. nikirushka

    Budget raised pond

    Concrete floor so it'll be strong enough.It's for large tropical barbs. It doesn't have to be 1m deep, I could go a little shallower. Say 70cm minimum. The footprint is the more important thing...
    Concrete floor so it'll be strong enough.It's for large tropical barbs. It doesn't have to be 1m deep, I could go a little shallower. Say 70cm minimum. The footprint is the more important thing for them.
    Concrete floor so it'll be strong enough.It's for large tropical barbs. It doesn't have to be 1m deep, I could go a little shallower. Say 70cm minimum. The footprint is the more important thing for them.
    Concrete floor so it'll be strong enough.It's for large tropical barbs. It doesn't have to be 1m deep, I could go a little shallower. Say 70cm minimum. The footprint is the more important thing...
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  20. Logan
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  21. Gizmo

    Lost fish

    Every day atm, around lunch time of course :biggrin:
    Every day atm, around lunch time of course :biggrin:
    Every day atm, around lunch time of course :biggrin:
    Every day atm, around lunch time of course :biggrin:
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  22. hailbopp

    Duck weed.

    Thanks Noisette. I think my pals are planning to restock but perhaps with less expensive fish just in case they attract unwanted visitors. They do not want to repeat being a carry out again,...
    Thanks Noisette. I think my pals are planning to restock but perhaps with less expensive fish just in case they attract unwanted visitors. They do not want to repeat being a carry out again, literally:). I will pass on the info as I think they mentioned getting gold fish rather than Koi. Can you...
    Thanks Noisette. I think my pals are planning to restock but perhaps with less expensive fish just in case they attract unwanted visitors. They do not want to repeat being a carry out again, literally:). I will pass on the info as I think they...
    Thanks Noisette. I think my pals are planning to restock but perhaps with less expensive fish just in case they attract unwanted visitors. They do not want to repeat being a carry out again,...
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  23. Gizmo

    Pond plants disease

    Many thanks for your help and advice.. Would these bugs be coming from other plants in our garden.. I will have a read up on water side nursery thanks
    Many thanks for your help and advice.. Would these bugs be coming from other plants in our garden.. I will have a read up on water side nursery thanks
    Many thanks for your help and advice.. Would these bugs be coming from other plants in our garden.. I will have a read up on water side nursery thanks
    Many thanks for your help and advice.. Would these bugs be coming from other plants in our garden.. I will have a read up on water side nursery thanks
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  24. Gizmo

    Pond plant disease

    Hi can anyone give advice about our plants as they seem to have spots on them thanks
    Hi can anyone give advice about our plants as they seem to have spots on them thanks
    Hi can anyone give advice about our plants as they seem to have spots on them thanks
    Hi can anyone give advice about our plants as they seem to have spots on them thanks
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  25. Gizmo

    Pond water test

    Hi look on my post about pond weed and on post I think number 4 is says about blog.. But no worries I looked on pond expert for advice about blanket weed and bought the items shown in last post.....
    Hi look on my post about pond weed and on post I think number 4 is says about blog.. But no worries I looked on pond expert for advice about blanket weed and bought the items shown in last post.. I think it is keeping weed at bay but not getting rid of it all I have tried all of the products...
    Hi look on my post about pond weed and on post I think number 4 is says about blog.. But no worries I looked on pond expert for advice about blanket weed and bought the items shown in last post.. I think it is keeping weed at bay but not getting...
    Hi look on my post about pond weed and on post I think number 4 is says about blog.. But no worries I looked on pond expert for advice about blanket weed and bought the items shown in last post.....
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