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Sunday garden project

Post by AhmadIrfan » May 6th, 2013, 6:37 pm

Any suggestions?? Advice on some plants that would fit the scenario
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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by AhmadIrfan » May 6th, 2013, 6:39 pm

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by AhmadIrfan » May 6th, 2013, 6:42 pm

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by Kaleem » May 6th, 2013, 7:03 pm

Hard and difficult job that you have completed in Excellent way. Love this idea but this kind of plastic sheet is not good for such project because its not made of long lasting material.
Now you should have to buy few waterlilies in pink and blue colors. Elephant ear with big leaves will be suitable on the back side of the starting point.
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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by M Farooq » May 6th, 2013, 7:58 pm

AhmadIrfan wrote:Any suggestions?? Advice on some plants that would fit the scenario
What about water hyacinths? I would love water lilies but they are not visible when they are not in bloom. Water hyacinths would b e visible from far away- they propagate like crazy.

Last but not the least...standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, unless you leaves frogs and tadpoles there :-) We had a small water lily pond and had to be eventually filled.

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 6th, 2013, 8:45 pm

Text Book style...........Great work Ahmed

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by ka_khan » May 6th, 2013, 11:01 pm

Good work !
I was also thinking of the project but couldnt find the cure for stagnant water.Some ferns should be added near the path way.

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by ka_khan » May 6th, 2013, 11:05 pm

I have seen a pic in a gardening book that a large plastic tub was used for this purpose.

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by AhmadIrfan » May 7th, 2013, 10:47 am

Thank you everyone for the suggestions i have added water hyacinths since water lilies are hard to manage, plus i have added spara grass, ribbon grass, daylily, cholorophydums, american palm and i am waiting for elephant ears as per Kaleems sbs suggestion.
Kaleems sb this was the highest gauge plastic sheet i could find and in a conversation with the vendor he said as long the water stays there it should not be a problem lets see if he was just trying to make a sale.
Farooq sb already have alot of frogs in my home because of the moisture i am sure they will find there way to the pond ;)
Now i am looking for some props and inhabitants for the pond.

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Re: Sunday garden project

Post by Hamad » May 7th, 2013, 11:07 am

great effort sir, looking very good. will water flow from the base to the main pond

and you can also try Iris

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