Water Plants For Better Water Quality
A lot of water plants have the capability of reducing the growth of algae in a pond. They absorb surplus nitrogen from the water and shade the surface leading to a reduction of the water temperature. These plants also oxygenate the water which is important for fish and other pond creatures.
There are many different plants for ponds. Water Lily Plants can be
planted in the deeper areas of your garden pond but there are also floating water
plants like water hyacinths and water lettuce.
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Water Garden Ponds attract wildlife to your garden that in return will help you to control pests like slugs and snails. They help to achieve an ecological
A garden fish pond can be the home of attractive fish like koi or
goldfish. These fish are very colorful and elegant. They become
very tame so you can feed them out of your hand! Since we put koi and
goldfish into our patio ponds we are out there much more, feeding our
watching them. They really become pets with names! And guess what: they
had babies already in their first year! They are obviously quite happy!
Water Plants can be used in so many different ways and on such a variety of scales in your water garden.
We have all seen the acreage size (hectare?) water lily ponds in the
public parks and show gardens but many gardeners have smaller water
include such things as Koi fish as well as generous plantings of water
Some deep in the water and some in the shallower muddy edges, some
flowering and some not, and some with a more horizontal spread while
a tall, vertical shape.
Small backyard ponds and waterfalls have become very popular and with
them the desire to understand and cultivate a variety of plants for