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  1. trogre

    Water Lily Broke

    Id take the stem off and pot it up in new aquatic compost.Or if long enough and if its roots run the length of it chop it into smaller bits pot up and place in a shallow spot. As the new leaves...
    Id take the stem off and pot it up in new aquatic compost.Or if long enough and if its roots run the length of it chop it into smaller bits pot up and place in a shallow spot. As the new leaves come up move it progressively to deeper spots till you reach its final destination. Cant beat free...
    Id take the stem off and pot it up in new aquatic compost.Or if long enough and if its roots run the length of it chop it into smaller bits pot up and place in a shallow spot. As the new leaves come up move it progressively to deeper spots till...
    Id take the stem off and pot it up in new aquatic compost.Or if long enough and if its roots run the length of it chop it into smaller bits pot up and place in a shallow spot. As the new leaves...
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  2. Snorky85

    Baby fish

    More pics....nearly done. 17 goldfish, 3 golden orfe and 4 koi
    More pics....nearly done. 17 goldfish, 3 golden orfe and 4 koi
    More pics....nearly done. 17 goldfish, 3 golden orfe and 4 koi
    More pics....nearly done. 17 goldfish, 3 golden orfe and 4 koi
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  3. wiseowl
    Like x 5

    Water Lilly "Attraction"

    Good afternoon still going strong and the Ghost carp are loving the pond
    Good afternoon still going strong and the Ghost carp are loving the pond
    Good afternoon still going strong and the Ghost carp are loving the pond
    Good afternoon still going strong and the Ghost carp are loving the pond
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  4. Oliver Stone

    What's the best green water solution?

    Even though the op might have left the building, it's a useful subject for debate, alexsmiths answer is perfect for a fish free wildlife pond, but you'll never see your fish, if that's what you...
    Even though the op might have left the building, it's a useful subject for debate, alexsmiths answer is perfect for a fish free wildlife pond, but you'll never see your fish, if that's what you want. Ian Taylor has hit the nail on the head for a "fish" pond and somewhere in between will come a...
    Even though the op might have left the building, it's a useful subject for debate, alexsmiths answer is perfect for a fish free wildlife pond, but you'll never see your fish, if that's what you want. Ian Taylor has hit the nail on the head for a...
    Even though the op might have left the building, it's a useful subject for debate, alexsmiths answer is perfect for a fish free wildlife pond, but you'll never see your fish, if that's what you...
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Apple Blossom
    Like x 4

    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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. nikirushka

    Big specimen plants

    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
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