Water Gardening - Add a Water Element to Your Garden
Winter Care of Water Gardens
Water gardens need special attention, in cold areas. You need to start preparing for freezing temperatures in early fall. Follow these steps and your garden will make it through the worst weather.
Winter Care of Water Lilies
It is possible to over winter both hardy and tropical water lilies. You should expect to have varying degrees of success, since there are a lot of things that can go wrong when trying to over winter water lilies. If you’d like to try over wintering your water lilies, here are some suggested methods for winter care of water lilies.
The Incomparable Waterlily and Lotus
Waterlilies (Nymphaea) and Lotus (Nelumbo) are jewels of the water garden. Although they look rich and exotic, they will be at home in the simplest of water gardens or ponds, even container water gardens. Here are some basic differences and growing tips for waterlilies and lotus.
Water Garden Plants - Flowers for Wet Areas
If you have marshy areas near your garden pond or just wet ares in your landscape, don't fight them, plant them with water garden plants.
Water Gardening Handbook
While it is written with Texans in mind, this is an excellent handbook on the key elements of creating a water garden: design considerations, site selection, construction, plants and wildlife and maintenance.
The Pond Lady's Water Gardens
Water garden designer, Jan Goldfield, shares her years of experience creating, installing and maintaining water gardens with resources, tutorials and lots of ideas for creating your own water feature.