Choosing the plants to place in your pond can be an exciting task, but it can also be overwhelming. Plants come in a variety of shapes and sizes and with various benefits. There are floating plants, bog plants, emergent plants and submerged plants that can all contribute to the health of your pond ecosystem. Here are some of the most popular plants you can add for beauty and diversity in your pond environment.
The water hyacinth is a floating pond plant known for its beautiful purple flowers. They bloom throughout the summer and are easy to grow. It is sometimes considered invasive because of the fast growth, but you can handle this problem by thinning out the plants regularly. Thorough aeration with a lake fountain pump is essential to maintain healthy levels of oxygen for the plants and animals in your pond.
Another floating plant, water … Read More