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Floating Lily Pad

    …Water Lilies & Lotus Lilies – both tropical and hardy varieties – and water lotus are also relatively easy to divide. These plants have a tuber root system similar to a potato. You will know that it is time for the tubers to go their separate ways when you notice fewer pads reduced…
    …pond protected from the sun. These may take up to two years to become fully established in your water garden. During the growing season plan to fertilize your water lilies and marginal plants once per month. Floating and submerged plants should have plenty of nutrients in the water to feed them.
    …Not Enough Plants. Solution: Sunlight is essential for algae to grow. You can block that sunlight by covering your water with pond water lilies or other floating plants; we recommend shading 40-60% of your pond's surface area. Another benefit to adding plants is that they absorb the nutrients in the…
    …for collecting smaller debris. The PondSkim Debris Skimmer is a great tool to collect floating debris like algae duckweed leaves or dead vegetation. A ¼ inch mesh net hangs down from a 5-foot wide float to clear a large section of the pond in one swipe. The included 24-foot rope can also be…
    …the soil. If your plants are in pots move the pot to the pond's bottom to protect the roots from freezing temperatures. For tropical water lilies floating plants or other temperature sensitive varieties plants will either need to be discarded or brought indoors. Step 5- Remove Excess Debris Rotting…
    …soon as they're used to their new home and used to one another they'll eventually come out of hiding. Encourage them to be social by tossing some floating food like Staple Fish Food into the pond. That'll bring them to the surface! A word of advice: Before adding new fish to your pond remember to…