Pond and Aquatic Plants
A pond can be the focal point of any garden, and aquatic plants are essential in any pond. Not only do they enhance the beauty of your pond, they also help to create an ecological balance and stop the water becoming cloudy with algae by reducing light levels in the water, absorbing excess nutrients in the water and producing oxygen. This results in a healthy living environment for both fish and wildlife, who can also find shelter amidst the plants. Aquatic plants also give a pond a more natural appearance, and a variety of colourful flowers and foliage can be balanced for an appealing effect.
Constructing a new pond
Before laying a new pond, certain aspects have to be taken into consideration. Here are a number of useful tips...