What's flowering in your pond today?

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    sissy sissy

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    yep caught 15 of them so far in the lily pond and they will be taken to a farm pond for a new home
     
    sissy, Jul 25, 2017
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    One flower survived the deer, the plant has two leaves on it, was floating upside down and blooming. IMG_1702.JPG

    The fish and hornwort are blooming beautifully.......... IMG_1708.JPG
     
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    Something special about 1st flower on any new plant
     
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    We aren't getting flowers on the waterlilies AT ALL this year. We've had maybe five blooms on four plants, total. I've fertilized on schedule, but I think we just haven't had the hot weather they like. Generally by this time we are seeing five or more blooms A DAY. Weird weather patterns.
     
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    Last night I went out on the deck and my lily bloom was gone! Oh, no it wasn't; it had closed up. This morning it bloomed again. I didn't know they closed up at night.
     
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    That is so weird Addy. I am completely the reverse. I am getting regular flowers but all my lily pads are soooo tiny.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    lol it wasn't me saying that is was lisak.
    My lilies have been ignored, no fertilize, some floating upside down, darn deer, and they are still blooming and blooming well.
     
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    LOL my bad.
     
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    Haha! I knew who you meant! I was flattered that you confused me with @addy1 !
     
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    Without the Lilies and late start on Irises and Hyacinths, this hasn't been the best year for flowers in my the pond!
    I'll do better next year! ...and for now I sit here and enjoy everyone else's!
     
    Gemma, Jul 27, 2017
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    Do you really need to feed the fish in a pond?
    I have a 10x20 filtered pond w/ water plants and river rocks lining the bottom.
    I have not fed the fish for 2 months and they seemed to be just fine.
     
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    No you don't fish lover. :) I just feed them when I want to see them.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Mine get fed.... seldom
     
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    I feed my koi a little bit, a couple of times a day! I love feeding time! That is my reward for all the work I do around, and to the pond!
     
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    mine got a treat today fresh strawberries I picked from my garden .Glad i chose to plant 3 different kinds of them .I have some watermelon for them ,the farmer near me was selling them for 2.00
     
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    Lotus has around 10-15 blooms on it IMG_0073.JPG
     
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    In spring I purchased a variegated garlic. It has been sending up purple flower stalks non stop. Unfortunately not hardy in my zone.
     
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    Ok you can send it to me to winter for you. :)
     
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    basement is where I winter over plants .My neighbor uses her bath tub in her spare bathroom .
     
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    Does anyone grow Canna Lilies in the pond? If you do, do you use the same fertilizer you give water lilies?
     
    Gemma, Aug 2, 2017
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