How to plant aquatic perennials in ponds

Monty shows how to plant an aquatic perennial, giving advice on aquatic baskets and compost, and how to make it look natural, in this video guide.

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Monty guides you through the process of planting an aquatic perennial, in this short video guide. He explains why it’s important to use an aquatic basket and aquatic compost, then shows you how to plant the marginal perennial, lesser spearwort (Ranunuculus flammula). Watch as he also demonstrates how to position it in the pond so it looks completely natural.