Water Garden Plants in and out of Pond.

cliff_and_joannJuly 9, 2013

I put some pots of plants on our deck in pots...
I used taro, umbrella palm, water lettuce and
duck weed. (Ilove duck weed) The need very little
attention as they grow in water. Sorry, I have to add the pics in seperate threads, donno how to do it all at once.

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cliff_and_joann

This one has the same stuff in it, and is several
days behind the one on the pond deck.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 10:59AM
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cliff_and_joann

This is a suet feeder we made from a bird feeder.
We actually put in on the pole so that we
had someplace to grab and we stepped off the pond deck
The woodpeckers love it. We trimmed our walking stick tree and wrapped it around the pole. The birds love it
cause they have a place to land and look around before
going to the suet. I just started to train the vinca
vine around it, soon it will grow up the pole.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 11:12AM
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cliff_and_joann

close up of suet feeder

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 11:14AM
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cliff_and_joann

this is another of the bird feeder

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 11:18AM
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cliff_and_joann

The lotus alonf side the dock is in a pot buried
at ground level.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 11:44AM
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KaraLynn(z9 FL, Inverness, Citrus)

I love your garden! It looks like the perfect place to just sit, relax, and enjoy the sounds of nature. Your fish look so big and healthy and the plants are so lush.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 1:01PM
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cliff_and_joann

Thank you karalynn...

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 1:05PM
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ernie85017, zn 9, phx

What is the plant in the next to last picture that is spilling over the sides of a pot with scalloped edges? (the pot, not the plant, scalloped edges)

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 3:51PM
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girlgardener_2007

Cliff and Joann your water garden is beauftil.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 10:00PM
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cliff_and_joann

Thanks gardengal.

ernie, that is a bird cement bird bathe with holes drilled
in the bottom for drainage. The plant is some kind of perrenial ground cover that we planted several years ago. Sorry, I dont know its name.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 6:32AM
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cliff_and_joann

close-up of plant

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 9:32AM
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cliff_and_joann

another...it's also maintenance free. :)

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 9:34AM
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