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Mum2mj

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What to plant in wildlife pond?
« on: October 09, 2017, 14:05 »
Hi what do I need to plant in my pond? It's preformed 2mx1m, will be for wildlife only, no fish.  Any hints/tips would be good as haven't done one before, (its also not in situ yet)

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Re: What to plant in wildlife pond?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 22:21 »
Nothing too invasive but something native... brooklime is good, and don't forget to plant  marginas  and also oxygenators like water buttercup
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Re: What to plant in wildlife pond?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 12:45 »
Marsh Marigold and Water Forget-me-not would be nice as well, both can grow in shallow water at the edge of the pond.

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Re: What to plant in wildlife pond?
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 06:30 »
Thankyou both that's great ☺️

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Re: What to plant in wildlife pond?
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 18:34 »
I would avoid yellow flag iris, it bulks up and takes over the whole pond in no time.



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