Plantings in and around Ponds, Lakes and Water Gardens
Plantings not only gladden the eye and enhance the landscape within which they sit but are
also instrumental in creating a functioning, balanced ecosystem in and around
ponds. lakes and water gardens.
Planting - The essential finishing touch, to be borne in mind and
looked forward to, right from the start of any project. Dare we say 'The best bit!'
Aquatic and marginal plants do best when
planted/transplanted in the the full flood of growth. We make these
plantings from May to early August. We design planting plans, create plant friendly habitat and make plantings in
ponds, lakes, water gardens and their surroundings and we love doing
Large Pond and Lake planting
Water Garden planting
Our planting teams operate in Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire within an area limited by about
forty minutes travel time from our yard at Hindhead (postcode GU26). Our design services are available
to create planting plans and advise on plantings in and around ponds, lakes and water gardens.
- we make them
A statement on which to ponder:-
The area and volume of a wildlife pond is germane to the number
and diversity of plant species it is likely to support. A
selection of native flora planted both in and around the pond is
a prerequisite for attracting and keeping a wildlife-rich pond.
The culmination of any wildlife pond construction; its planting.
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