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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. ant1977

    Flex a spout type thing

    I will have a search, or is there a connector that goes from bottom of square white downpipe that converts so an irrigation hose length can attach?
    I will have a search, or is there a connector that goes from bottom of square white downpipe that converts so an irrigation hose length can attach?
    I will have a search, or is there a connector that goes from bottom of square white downpipe that converts so an irrigation hose length can attach?
    I will have a search, or is there a connector that goes from bottom of square white downpipe that converts so an irrigation hose length can attach?
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  6. hans
    Like x 3

    Marsh Marigolds, blanket weed, newts etc.

    Just a update. The 2 lilies (one white one Yellow) have mostly covered the pond. The barley straw I placed earlier has had plenty of time to work, it is still in there. Lots of creatures may have...
    Just a update. The 2 lilies (one white one Yellow) have mostly covered the pond. The barley straw I placed earlier has had plenty of time to work, it is still in there. Lots of creatures may have helped by eating the BWeed. Between everything the pond is very clear water wise with no sign of the...
    Just a update. The 2 lilies (one white one Yellow) have mostly covered the pond. The barley straw I placed earlier has had plenty of time to work, it is still in there. Lots of creatures may have helped by eating the BWeed. Between everything the...
    Just a update. The 2 lilies (one white one Yellow) have mostly covered the pond. The barley straw I placed earlier has had plenty of time to work, it is still in there. Lots of creatures may have...
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  7. wiseowl
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    Woos Pond

    Good afternoon @goosegog5555 and thank you for your kind comments
    Good afternoon @goosegog5555 and thank you for your kind comments
    Good afternoon @goosegog5555 and thank you for your kind comments
    Good afternoon @goosegog5555 and thank you for your kind comments
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  8. bigbore

    Waterfall

    Quit making me jealous! @ARMANDII :nonofinger: :heehee:
    Quit making me jealous! @ARMANDII :nonofinger: :heehee:
    Quit making me jealous! @ARMANDII :nonofinger: :heehee:
    Quit making me jealous! @ARMANDII :nonofinger: :heehee:
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  9. Howard Stone

    Help!!!! A frog's trapped in my pond!!

    Try a ladder made out of plastic coated clematis wire. You'd have to anchor it at the top somehow - maybe with a rock/paving stone.
    Try a ladder made out of plastic coated clematis wire. You'd have to anchor it at the top somehow - maybe with a rock/paving stone.
    Try a ladder made out of plastic coated clematis wire. You'd have to anchor it at the top somehow - maybe with a rock/paving stone.
    Try a ladder made out of plastic coated clematis wire. You'd have to anchor it at the top somehow - maybe with a rock/paving stone.
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  10. wiseowl
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    Woos new Pond

    :phew: Glad you didn't fall in there, woo! :phew: Thank you very much for wading in and getting that measurement for me. (:ideaIPB: so, an iris which could be grown in a bucket then!) :)
    :phew: Glad you didn't fall in there, woo! :phew: Thank you very much for wading in and getting that measurement for me. (:ideaIPB: so, an iris which could be grown in a bucket then!) :)
    :phew: Glad you didn't fall in there, woo! :phew: Thank you very much for wading in and getting that measurement for me. (:ideaIPB: so, an iris which could be grown in a bucket then!) :)
    :phew: Glad you didn't fall in there, woo! :phew: Thank you very much for wading in and getting that measurement for me. (:ideaIPB: so, an iris which could be grown in a bucket then!) :)
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  11. Apple Blossom

    Any ideas for this broken pond?

    I'll ask @Zigs if he can delete it :)
    I'll ask @Zigs if he can delete it :)
    I'll ask @Zigs if he can delete it :)
    I'll ask @Zigs if he can delete it :)
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  12. Apple Blossom

    Any ideas for this broken pond?

    Thank you @wiseowl, I wouldn't have considered the sand and would have just put the liner down so a very good point :dbgrtmb: (ps any advice on my weeds thread? :))Morning @Ian Taylor, yes I've been...
    Thank you @wiseowl, I wouldn't have considered the sand and would have just put the liner down so a very good point :dbgrtmb: (ps any advice on my weeds thread? :))Morning @Ian Taylor, yes I've been researching them on the Internet and looking for advice solar v electric that way I can plan early on what...
    Thank you @wiseowl, I wouldn't have considered the sand and would have just put the liner down so a very good point :dbgrtmb: (ps any advice on my weeds thread? :))Morning @Ian Taylor, yes I've been researching them on the Internet and looking for advice...
    Thank you @wiseowl, I wouldn't have considered the sand and would have just put the liner down so a very good point :dbgrtmb: (ps any advice on my weeds thread? :))Morning @Ian Taylor, yes I've been...
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  13. mrtibbs
    Like x 5

    At last

    Great shot:thumbsup:, mrtibbs, and not as easy to take as people might think:snork:
    Great shot:thumbsup:, mrtibbs, and not as easy to take as people might think:snork:
    Great shot:thumbsup:, mrtibbs, and not as easy to take as people might think:snork:
    Great shot:thumbsup:, mrtibbs, and not as easy to take as people might think:snork:
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  14. kerrygirl

    fountain help

    I think the first coat is watered down because more of it will be absorbed rather than staying on the surface. I painted a stone statue and was advised to give it a good soak before the first...
    I think the first coat is watered down because more of it will be absorbed rather than staying on the surface. I painted a stone statue and was advised to give it a good soak before the first coat too.
    I think the first coat is watered down because more of it will be absorbed rather than staying on the surface. I painted a stone statue and was advised to give it a good soak before the first coat too.
    I think the first coat is watered down because more of it will be absorbed rather than staying on the surface. I painted a stone statue and was advised to give it a good soak before the first...
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  15. mrtibbs

    Steep sides

    Or you can use hessian in a similar way...
    Or you can use hessian in a similar way...
    Or you can use hessian in a similar way...
    Or you can use hessian in a similar way...
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  16. Sirius

    Papyrus

    Mine seems to have survived the winter. Will wait for temps to improve before I put it outside again.
    Mine seems to have survived the winter. Will wait for temps to improve before I put it outside again.
    Mine seems to have survived the winter. Will wait for temps to improve before I put it outside again.
    Mine seems to have survived the winter. Will wait for temps to improve before I put it outside again.
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  17. wiseowl

    Suggestions please

    Good evening @"M" my friend, its OK I put 2 in the large pond and 1 in the small pond and 1 in a half barrel;)Like Frank Sinatra sang "Regrets, I've had a few; But then again, too few to mention.:heehee:
    Good evening @"M" my friend, its OK I put 2 in the large pond and 1 in the small pond and 1 in a half barrel;)Like Frank Sinatra sang "Regrets, I've had a few; But then again, too few to mention.:heehee:
    Good evening @"M" my friend, its OK I put 2 in the large pond and 1 in the small pond and 1 in a half barrel;)Like Frank Sinatra sang "Regrets, I've had a few; But then again, too few to mention.:heehee:
    Good evening @"M" my friend, its OK I put 2 in the large pond and 1 in the small pond and 1 in a half barrel;)Like Frank Sinatra sang "Regrets, I've had a few; But then again, too few to mention.:heehee:
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  18. luciusmaximus

    Some advice please for container pond

    The bottom of the pot is smaller than the top, hence wondering about available space. If I start adding pots and bricks its going to cut that space down even further. Old pond was around 90...
    The bottom of the pot is smaller than the top, hence wondering about available space. If I start adding pots and bricks its going to cut that space down even further. Old pond was around 90 gallons, maybe more. I don't know how much space the mussels need?
    The bottom of the pot is smaller than the top, hence wondering about available space. If I start adding pots and bricks its going to cut that space down even further. Old pond was around 90 gallons, maybe more. I don't know how much space the...
    The bottom of the pot is smaller than the top, hence wondering about available space. If I start adding pots and bricks its going to cut that space down even further. Old pond was around 90...
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  19. Herb

    Container water garden cleanup?

    Oh yeah :sad:
    Oh yeah :sad:
    Oh yeah :sad:
    Oh yeah :sad:
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  20. bigbore

    what pond

    Sounds about right thats why a layer of sand is ideally required aswell. mines been down for about 20 years now and despite me walking about in it to clean it theres been no leaks so far touch...
    Sounds about right thats why a layer of sand is ideally required aswell. mines been down for about 20 years now and despite me walking about in it to clean it theres been no leaks so far touch wood. Another tip is to make sure the edges are well covered so absolutely no liner can be degraded by...
    Sounds about right thats why a layer of sand is ideally required aswell. mines been down for about 20 years now and despite me walking about in it to clean it theres been no leaks so far touch wood. Another tip is to make sure the edges are well...
    Sounds about right thats why a layer of sand is ideally required aswell. mines been down for about 20 years now and despite me walking about in it to clean it theres been no leaks so far touch...
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