About three years ago I decided to rejuvenate an old lined garden pond of about 3.5*3.5 metres square, general depth of between 60cm and 70cm, and with one shallow shelf along the back wall. On this shelf i have 'fools watercress' that looks like it will create a great environment. In fact 'Common Newt' are numerous and bred quite well this year.
My plan for the pond now, is to do away with the 'Canadian Pondweed' that occupies a healthy 70% of the water. And I really want to replace it with 'Water Starwort' and if possible a little of a pretty flowering shallow water plant.
My big question of the forum is: could anyone donate to me a reasonable amount of these weeds from a pond with absolutely no fish living in it, or point out to me a farm pond near to where i live....Rushden, Northamptonshire.
I'm serious about making a Frog Newt Toad haven and all the overwintering for these beautiful creatures is well taken care of i believe.
Thank you all Russell