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Water Garden Troubleshooting

Water features are usually very low-maintenance. But once in a while, you’ll encounter problems.

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4 Types of Water Garden Plants

If you’ve only grown plants on dry land, you’re in for a treat. Water garden plants are fascinating, fun, and beautiful.

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Understanding Water Garden Pumps and Fountains

Pumps are like the heart of the garden. They are the devices that push water through filters, up through fountains, and along streams. They vary widely in size, power, and price.

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Tips on Which Materials to Choose for your Water Garden

Concrete block is readily available at garden centers, easy to work with, and usually less expensive than natural stone. While designs and coloring of concrete has improved in recent years, there’s just no replacing natural stone.

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Maintaining Your Water Feature

Your water garden will do well with minimal attention. You will need to spend some time in the spring setting it up and then sometime in late fall, prepping it for winter. But water gardening otherwise will be some of the lowest-maintenance gardening you’ll do!

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Choosing and Caring for Fish in Your Water Garden Pond

Fish add color, movement, and life to any water garden. Even in a small container garden, you can put a small betta, which is one of the most tolerant of a wide variety of conditions.

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Choosing Your Water Garden Location

Just as with installing a new flower garden or planting a new shrub or tree, it is critical to select an appropriate location for your water feature. A good site sets you up for easy care, maximum enjoyment, and minimal expense and hassles.

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Designing Your Backyard Water Garden

Water gardens can be very different.  Some are formal; others informal. They can be small or huge, lush with greenery or sleek with none, extremely contemporary or deeply traditional. What kind of water garden do you want?

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How to Choose a Water Garden Pond Filter

The role of a filter in your water garden is simple: It keeps the water clear and free from debris. What filter best fits your needs?

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Water Garden Construction Basics

Building a water garden yourself takes some research, a good back, and knowing some tried-and-true water garden construction tricks.

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