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Marginal Plants

    Plants: These are fantastic oxygenators. Submerged plants are also able to absorb excess nutrients so there is no need to fertilize them. * Bog Plants: Bog plants are planted around the perimeter of your pond or in shallow areas. There is a lot of variety in the color size and shape of these plants
    …terrestrial and marginal plants growing alongside your pond can provide plenty of shade from the outside. Blue Flag Iris and Dwarf Cattail for instance planted on the south or west side will cast cool shady shadows for your fish.* Get Creative with Canopies: If planting trees or plants isn't an…
    …protein including roots stems and buds as well as frogs snails and fish. Besides eating cattails and other marginal aquatic plants muskrats also use their honed teeth to cut down the plants and use them as building materials for their dome-shaped lodges located on stream or pond banks. Muskrat…