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This week more Pond Plants and water lilies are available for sale at Pond Megastore Nursery. Please be sure and check out the sponsor. Pond Plants are sold both retail and wholesale to all 50 states. Water Hyacinths are also now available.  

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Excitement in Bloom

Flower Barn co-owner spends a lifetime cultivating beauty Lori Shontz The Penn Stater magazine — At first, all George Griffith wanted was a pond. Just a little one, somewhere in a corner of his family’s land in western Pennsylvania.  After getting permission to dig one, he saved his money to buy a couple of goldfish to live there. After […]

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Meet me in St. Charles…

Meet me in St. Charles…

      In a few days we will be heading west to St. Charles for the annual symposium. This years 5 day tour will feature Mr. Pairat Songpanich from Thailand. A special auction, local garden tours, a tour of the aquascapes building and facility, a Biotope Tour at Elgin Community College. And much more. Early registration […]

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2010 Aquatic Plants!

What I mean to say is I want to know over the next 6 weeks or so what additional species you would like to see from our nurseries. We offer more aquatic species than any other retail supplier in the world thanks to our superior Florida growers who are constantly creating new impressive species but […]

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2 Important Resources a water gardener should have. . .

2 Important Resources a water gardener should have. . .

     There are several excellent  books we use for resource information, two of the books we highly recommend are Encyclopedia of Water Gardensby Greg Speichert and Sue Speichert  and the other book is Waterlilies and Lotuses by Perry D. Slocum.  We hope you can curl up in a chair or hammock beside your pond or […]

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

How are the water garden plants you get in the mail or FedEx to your home grown? Where are they grown? Well it depends on where you purchase them. There are many growers in the United States. The safest place to look for water plants would be anyone listed in the international water garden society […]

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Water Hyacinths #1 Selling Pond Plant in America! (Eichhornia crassipes)

These plants like still water, they like to grow in clusters, do not break old foliage apart only new if you must. They enjoy sunshine but will do well in shade. Add them only after wether is warm, cold night will prohibit growth for up to 6 weeks and cause yellowing! They love nutrients, you can add a granular fertilizer like regular old miracle grow to a pond. Fish wont notice anything and plants will thrive. Add a few tablespoons per week anywhere in the pond, THERE IS “NOTHING” SPECIAL ABOUT POND PLANT FERTILIZER. (it will contain no iron but thats it, most fertilizers dont contain iron which is a cause of algae).

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