Tag: Pond plants

  • Two favourite floating water plants: Nymphiodes geminata & Marsilea drummondii

    Two favourite floating water plants: Nymphiodes geminata & Marsilea drummondii

    I love to include water in my Landscapes, whether in the form of a frog pond, fish pond, water bowl or fountain. One of the reasons for my love of water in the garden is it not only attracts wildlife but it can give you a chance to try growing aquatic plants. If you are…

  • Soft Feathery Grass: Baloskion tetraphyllum

    Soft Feathery Grass: Baloskion tetraphyllum

    I tend to use a lot of grasses in my gardens, I am not totally reliant on them and can manage without, however I mostly use plants with a weeping, soft appearance, and grasses are valuable in creating texture and contrast in a garden. This is Baloskion tetraphyllum, one of my favourites for its vibrant…

  • Fish and frogs eggs

    Fish and frogs eggs

    I have noticed a distinct lack of frogs eggs in my pond over the last 6 months, this image is of my┬áVillarsia exaltata full of eggs over the summer. This particular plant was the favoured plant by the frogs for laying there eggs. It seems to have a nice branching height above the water to…

  • Indigenous Eclectic Garden

    Indigenous Eclectic Garden

    This is a very, very special garden that I visited last year, from the moment I walked in, the space spoke to me. It is private and secluded and quite small, but jam packed with Illawarra indigenous species.