11 06, 2014

Water Plant Cattail

2014-06-11T12:50:57+00:00

Cattails (Typha latifolia) have broad linear leaf blades with dense brown spike at the top.  Cattails are great filter plants in a bog, stream or pond and are hardy to zone 3. Common Names: Cattail, Broadleaf cattail, Common cat-tail, broad-leaf cat-tail Scientific Name: Typha latifolia Sun Tolerance: Cattails do well [...]

Water Plant Cattail2014-06-11T12:50:57+00:00
6 05, 2014

Water Filtration Basics

2014-05-06T06:05:36+00:00

Water filtration has become less of a mystery with the growth of the aquarium industry.  Some experts promote the use of mechanical, chemical and biological filtration.  Many filtration systems on the market today include all three components in one filter. Constructed filter basin filled with tropical pond plants to [...]

Water Filtration Basics2014-05-06T06:05:36+00:00
28 01, 2014

Water Plant Duckweed

2014-01-28T13:20:26+00:00

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is one of nature's smallest flowering plants. Duckweed has tiny bright green disks and thrives in full sun to partial shade.  Duckweed is a source of food for fish and as the name implies waterfowl. The small plant floats on the water's surface and is hardy to [...]

Water Plant Duckweed2014-01-28T13:20:26+00:00
7 06, 2013

Considering a water feature?

2013-06-07T20:08:28+00:00

Water tends to attract attention.  The gentle sounds of flowing water sooth our senses.  We feel an automatic connection to the soft, rippling current and the mesmerizing creatures that generally come along with it.  Incorporating a water feature, water garden or pond into your landscape can help you relax at [...]

Considering a water feature?2013-06-07T20:08:28+00:00