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Talkback: How to maintain a garden pond

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 12:07

Thanks to you too Nut, the bowl of water is a great idea. My pond is quite small so this might work well. Maybe in a couple of months get rid of the Elodea and go with another plant.

Talkback: How to maintain a garden pond

Posted: 10/08/2014 at 10:20

Thanks Fairygirl I will take your advice and give it a go. The baby newts will say thank you to. They'll be able to swim

Talkback: How to maintain a garden pond

Posted: 10/08/2014 at 10:09

I cant help with the "washing up liquid" problem, I've never had thatbut I was wondering if anyone could tell me if I can start thinning out my oxygenating weed yet. It's a wildlife pond full of young newts and I don't want to upset them. It's Canadian pond weed, a present from a friend when I was starting out (beware of Greeks with gifts etc) and it's very vigorous! I'm sure the newts etc are walking on top of it!

Thanks X


Posted: 10/04/2014 at 14:57

Swiss Sue, thanks so much for the site. I heard somewhere that this way worked. Am going to buy some watercress and give it a go!!


Posted: 26/03/2014 at 14:21

Hi Edd,

That could be it! I'll definitely give it a try.

Thanks very much!


Posted: 25/03/2014 at 10:11

I'm thinking of using beer traps, but I read somewhere on the Blog that someone had had success with using something other than beer . I cannot remember what it was. It had kitchen ingredients I think. If anyone knows please let me know!

Winter pansies

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 10:49

lucky you, I'd love to have chickens. Any idea's on plants I can put in planters now to see me through the winter?

Winter pansies

Posted: 16/11/2013 at 11:25

Thanks Dovefromabove, mine are in planters. Better get the secutures out.

Winter pansies

Posted: 16/11/2013 at 10:45

I was told you don't have to deadhead Violas like you do Pansies. Is this true? I would make them hassle free!

Starting off Dahlia tubers

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 10:31

Thanks Tee Gee. Do it with pictures, what could be simpler?You've sorted my problems out!


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