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  1. fjowls

    Solar pump for water feature advice please

    Head height,flow and wattage is normally what i look at. I`d try and get power to it instead of solar personally.
    Head height,flow and wattage is normally what i look at. I`d try and get power to it instead of solar personally.
    Head height,flow and wattage is normally what i look at. I`d try and get power to it instead of solar personally.
    Head height,flow and wattage is normally what i look at. I`d try and get power to it instead of solar personally.
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  2. ricky101

    Pond or Bog

    Thanks all, did not appreciate the problem of a liner being lifted by the ground water. Think a boggy area is the more likely outcome, a collection of hostas sounds good as long as the local...
    Thanks all, did not appreciate the problem of a liner being lifted by the ground water. Think a boggy area is the more likely outcome, a collection of hostas sounds good as long as the local snails cannot swim !
    Thanks all, did not appreciate the problem of a liner being lifted by the ground water. Think a boggy area is the more likely outcome, a collection of hostas sounds good as long as the local snails cannot swim !
    Thanks all, did not appreciate the problem of a liner being lifted by the ground water. Think a boggy area is the more likely outcome, a collection of hostas sounds good as long as the local...
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  3. bigbore

    Help with new pond

    I would be inclined to dig into the bank and make the back higher, leaving the front your one foot above, this will both support and insulate the three sides, just leaving the front to carry the...
    I would be inclined to dig into the bank and make the back higher, leaving the front your one foot above, this will both support and insulate the three sides, just leaving the front to carry the weight. I would be inclined to make the front rail above the ground out of a thicker timber and when...
    I would be inclined to dig into the bank and make the back higher, leaving the front your one foot above, this will both support and insulate the three sides, just leaving the front to carry the weight. I would be inclined to make the front rail...
    I would be inclined to dig into the bank and make the back higher, leaving the front your one foot above, this will both support and insulate the three sides, just leaving the front to carry the...
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  4. jd67

    Garden Hose

    Thank you got Hozelock Reel
    Thank you got Hozelock Reel
    Thank you got Hozelock Reel
    Thank you got Hozelock Reel
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  5. Ady

    Islands in ponds

    A bit late to the thread but play sand is fine for ponds. I have used it in mine for putting around the shallow margins to protect the liner and to give the plants something to root into...
    A bit late to the thread but play sand is fine for ponds. I have used it in mine for putting around the shallow margins to protect the liner and to give the plants something to root into initially, before sediment has had time to accumulate. Cost about £90 for a builder's bag delivered.
    A bit late to the thread but play sand is fine for ponds. I have used it in mine for putting around the shallow margins to protect the liner and to give the plants something to root into initially, before sediment has had time to accumulate. Cost...
    A bit late to the thread but play sand is fine for ponds. I have used it in mine for putting around the shallow margins to protect the liner and to give the plants something to root into...
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  6. wiseowl

    Water Lilly

    Good morning my water Lilly is in bud early this year
    Good morning my water Lilly is in bud early this year
    Good morning my water Lilly is in bud early this year
    Good morning my water Lilly is in bud early this year
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  7. Apple Blossom
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    Apple Blossoms Pond Project and Progress

    I had a 6" tiddler which grew to a 2ft monster, had to redesign my pond to stop him getting out
    I had a 6" tiddler which grew to a 2ft monster, had to redesign my pond to stop him getting out
    I had a 6" tiddler which grew to a 2ft monster, had to redesign my pond to stop him getting out
    I had a 6" tiddler which grew to a 2ft monster, had to redesign my pond to stop him getting out
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  8. enchanté jardinier

    Backyard Pond Building Steps

    Looks nice. What filtration are you using?
    Looks nice. What filtration are you using?
    Looks nice. What filtration are you using?
    Looks nice. What filtration are you using?
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  9. enchanté jardinier

    Curved Backyard Bridge with Rails - Building steps

    Hello friend,I built this 22 feet x 5 ft wide garden bridge.Arched design.Detailes DIY instructions ---> My Pond BridgeComments?
    Hello friend,I built this 22 feet x 5 ft wide garden bridge.Arched design.Detailes DIY instructions ---> My Pond BridgeComments?
    Hello friend,I built this 22 feet x 5 ft wide garden bridge.Arched design.Detailes DIY instructions ---> My Pond BridgeComments?
    Hello friend,I built this 22 feet x 5 ft wide garden bridge.Arched design.Detailes DIY instructions ---> My Pond BridgeComments?
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  10. Ady

    Part filling in my ponds

    I think normal soil will turn the water green. I d use aquatic compost if possible to lessen the nitrates in the water. Might be better to part fill with stones /stone and as little soil/compost...
    I think normal soil will turn the water green. I d use aquatic compost if possible to lessen the nitrates in the water. Might be better to part fill with stones /stone and as little soil/compost as possible.
    I think normal soil will turn the water green. I d use aquatic compost if possible to lessen the nitrates in the water. Might be better to part fill with stones /stone and as little soil/compost as possible.
    I think normal soil will turn the water green. I d use aquatic compost if possible to lessen the nitrates in the water. Might be better to part fill with stones /stone and as little soil/compost...
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  11. Bilbo675
    Like x 13

    Can't Have a Pond so I'll Have a Bucket :)

    @nFrost water lilies need sunshine, that is when they open their gorgeous blooms. Well, the ones I had in my pond at the last house did anyway. As soon as the sun passed they would close up...
    @nFrost water lilies need sunshine, that is when they open their gorgeous blooms. Well, the ones I had in my pond at the last house did anyway. As soon as the sun passed they would close up again. Is the set up going to be in shade all day long or will it get sunshine for a generous part of...
    @nFrost water lilies need sunshine, that is when they open their gorgeous blooms. Well, the ones I had in my pond at the last house did anyway. As soon as the sun passed they would close up again. Is the set up going to be in shade all day...
    @nFrost water lilies need sunshine, that is when they open their gorgeous blooms. Well, the ones I had in my pond at the last house did anyway. As soon as the sun passed they would close up...
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  12. jjgrask

    Can you grow water plants in a bird bath?

    I made a small container pond in a child's bath, which isn't very deep and put in a Scirpus Cernuus (known as the 'fibre optic plant') as an oxygenator. Even thought it's very often sold for...
    I made a small container pond in a child's bath, which isn't very deep and put in a Scirpus Cernuus (known as the 'fibre optic plant') as an oxygenator. Even thought it's very often sold for aquariums, it's hardy to -10ºC and can be either partly or fully sumerged. The birds happily use the...
    I made a small container pond in a child's bath, which isn't very deep and put in a Scirpus Cernuus (known as the 'fibre optic plant') as an oxygenator. Even thought it's very often sold for aquariums, it's hardy to -10ºC and can be either partly...
    I made a small container pond in a child's bath, which isn't very deep and put in a Scirpus Cernuus (known as the 'fibre optic plant') as an oxygenator. Even thought it's very often sold for...
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  13. wiseowl

    Pond With Out A Filter And Moving Water

    Good afternoon @Rustler my friend and thank you, I shall borrow Mrs Woos hair net ;)
    Good afternoon @Rustler my friend and thank you, I shall borrow Mrs Woos hair net ;)
    Good afternoon @Rustler my friend and thank you, I shall borrow Mrs Woos hair net ;)
    Good afternoon @Rustler my friend and thank you, I shall borrow Mrs Woos hair net ;)
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  14. nikirushka

    Connecting multiple ponds

    Brilliant, thank you! I have dug out my other liner and a little waterfall that I'd completely forgotten I had so now I have all the ponds together and I am planning the layout :)
    Brilliant, thank you! I have dug out my other liner and a little waterfall that I'd completely forgotten I had so now I have all the ponds together and I am planning the layout :)
    Brilliant, thank you! I have dug out my other liner and a little waterfall that I'd completely forgotten I had so now I have all the ponds together and I am planning the layout :)
    Brilliant, thank you! I have dug out my other liner and a little waterfall that I'd completely forgotten I had so now I have all the ponds together and I am planning the layout :)
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  15. enchanté jardinier

    My Big Garden Pond Projects

    See this picture for the look realistic:----> My Pond
    See this picture for the look realistic:----> My Pond
    See this picture for the look realistic:----> My Pond
    See this picture for the look realistic:----> My Pond
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  16. nikirushka

    Big specimen plants

    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
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  17. Sirius

    Zantedeschia - White Giant

    So I bought myself a small plant of this in the spring. Been growing it in a pot next to my pond.Anyone else have one? Are they as hardy as the standard forms?
    So I bought myself a small plant of this in the spring. Been growing it in a pot next to my pond.Anyone else have one? Are they as hardy as the standard forms?
    So I bought myself a small plant of this in the spring. Been growing it in a pot next to my pond.Anyone else have one? Are they as hardy as the standard forms?
    So I bought myself a small plant of this in the spring. Been growing it in a pot next to my pond.Anyone else have one? Are they as hardy as the standard forms?
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  18. miraflores

    Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)

    Wonder if you can eat it? :)
    Wonder if you can eat it? :)
    Wonder if you can eat it? :)
    Wonder if you can eat it? :)
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  19. Prkns

    Water feature plans

    The feature shown in my avatar photo is 300mm wide and has a 7800 litre/hour pump. There is a regulator (just a plastic tap really) in the hose from the pump. With this I turn the flow rate down...
    The feature shown in my avatar photo is 300mm wide and has a 7800 litre/hour pump. There is a regulator (just a plastic tap really) in the hose from the pump. With this I turn the flow rate down to get the cascade running just right.
    The feature shown in my avatar photo is 300mm wide and has a 7800 litre/hour pump. There is a regulator (just a plastic tap really) in the hose from the pump. With this I turn the flow rate down to get the cascade running just right.
    The feature shown in my avatar photo is 300mm wide and has a 7800 litre/hour pump. There is a regulator (just a plastic tap really) in the hose from the pump. With this I turn the flow rate down...
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  20. bigbore

    planning stage

    My last pond was 15ft x 15ft and 5ft deep ... it was in 4 inch , 2 inch and 1.5 inch pressure pipe .2 x bottom drains both aerated .. it had 2 sieves a nexus 210 and ultra bead ub60 bead filter ....
    My last pond was 15ft x 15ft and 5ft deep ... it was in 4 inch , 2 inch and 1.5 inch pressure pipe .2 x bottom drains both aerated .. it had 2 sieves a nexus 210 and ultra bead ub60 bead filter . 2 x sequence 18000 external pumps and 55w uv along with 2 air pumps ... I dug the whole and built...
    My last pond was 15ft x 15ft and 5ft deep ... it was in 4 inch , 2 inch and 1.5 inch pressure pipe .2 x bottom drains both aerated .. it had 2 sieves a nexus 210 and ultra bead ub60 bead filter . 2 x sequence 18000 external pumps and 55w uv...
    My last pond was 15ft x 15ft and 5ft deep ... it was in 4 inch , 2 inch and 1.5 inch pressure pipe .2 x bottom drains both aerated .. it had 2 sieves a nexus 210 and ultra bead ub60 bead filter ....
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