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805St Mawgan, Nr Newquay, Cornwall01637 860 116www.thebonsainursery.comTR8 4ETOpen all year, daily, 10am-6pm (5.30pm 30 Oct-late Mar). Adults/OAPs £4.50, under-16s £2. Single discount with card: 20%.parking,part-disabled,plants,shop,public-transport
637Alby Crafts & Gardens, Cromer Road, Erpingham, Norwich, Norfolk 01263 761 226www.albycrafts.co.ukNR11 7QEOpen 17 Jan-24 Dec, Tue-Sun & bank hols, 10am-5pm. Adults/OAPs £2.50, under-15s free. Card valid for whole property, but not valid on eventdays – phone or see website for d...
Create your own container display of marginal plants by following Chris Beardshaw's video advice on which compost to use and plant recommendations.summerMore advice on ponds and marginal plantsHow to maintain a healthy pond video project
Joe Swift offers step-by-step video advice on propagating water lilies by division, with information on when to do it and a practical demonstration of dividing and potting them on.springMore on garden pondsGrowing marginal plants in a container
A complex single cell organism that's common wherever there is water - oceans, lakes, ponds and soil.
We didn't have a pond when I was growing up. I always wanted one, but blew it after trying to walk on water once at Notcutts. I was hauled out and sent home wearing a bin bag, which put paid to any attempts at having a pond at home until many years
unwanted suckers growing around the base of trees and shrubsLift large waterlilies from ponds, divide and replant themClean pond pumps and filters, and make sure they are working properlyHand weed alpine and rock gardens
Pick herbs, lavender and everlasting flowers to hang and dryBe on the lookout for developing pest problems and take actionDig out problem lawn weeds or treat with weedkiller Re-seed bare patches in lawnsWash out pond filtersWater hydrangeas with a
Don't despair if you only have a tiny garden. Your dream of having a pond is easier to realise than you think. Our mini container pond is big enough to host your favourite aquatic plants and in no time, you'll be able to enjoy watching the wildlife
't miss a bargainFinish clearing fallen leavesTurn off the mains water supply to outside taps and wrap with insulation to prevent freezingWater pots of spring bulbsFloat waterproof pond heaters in fish ponds to prevent ice covering the surfaceGive pots