Highland Rim Aquatic Fertilizer Tablets

Aquatic pond plants need to be fertilized monthly to flourish and bloom profusely. At Dragonfly Aquatics we recommend Highland Rim Aquatic Plant Fertilizer tablets. Specially formulated for blooming aquatic plants, with a 10-26-10 nutrient ratio.Highland Rim Fertilizer tablets give your waterlilies, lotuses and blooming marginals plenty of phosphorus to produce the most spectacular blossoms possible. […]

Sensitive Plant

Sensitive Plant (Neptunia aquatica) is exactly like its name, sensitive to the touch and when touched its tiny leaves will contract.  Did you know that it resembles a dragonfly’s wings?  When glancing at the leaflets, you’ll notice they are growing on both sides of the petiole, and when touched resemble dragonfly wings.  During the growing season […]

Lotus Growing in Flower Beds

I visited a friend in March this year and she took me over to a house that had a Japanese garden.  It was gorgeous!  I only wish I would of had my camera with me at the time.  He did an unusual thing with his lotus that I thought I would give a try this […]

Lemon Bopaca

This versatile little plant is one of our new favorites.    Lemon Bacopa is a great bog plant for trailing over edges, cascading down a waterfall, bogs or submerged.  It has succulent leaves of lemon when crushed and is an edible herb used for seasoning. Tiny five pedal blue flowers will bloom all summer long.  Needs to be […]

Poor Lily Performance

As the weather warms up and we begin to assess what plants we want to add to our ponds this spring, make sure you check out your hardy water lilies to see if they are in need of re-potting. Adding Highland Rim Fertilizer tablets at this time is also a must do. Water lilies need to […]

Where Does the Time Go…….

We’ve been so busy taking orders and shipping orders, we just haven’t had time to write on the blog as we should.  It has been a whirlwind of a spring so far.  Those in planting zones 8 on the west coast  have had an usually cold spring and should have had their plants in a month […]

Scarecrow – Protect Your Fish

This is the best all around product to keep blue herons, king fishers and other persistent fish eaters away from your pond. The Scarecrow senses both heat and movement, then releases a noisy, three second burst of oscillating water. This is a harmless method of keeping fish eating wildlife away from your pond. Uses only […]

Please Don’t Drown Me

I thought I’d publish this article we wrote last year again.  When trying to get some of the bog plants started in your ponds its best to start them out slowly in the water, since most of them are swamp like plants.  They can tolerate a few inches above their pot once they are established […]

Fish Have Arrived

Our first shipment of fish from Israel has arrived. Their flight was delayed a bit, so there were some casualties. I always feel bad for the ones that don’t make it.  Fortunately, most of them did survive the trip, and are adjusting to their new environments. Pretty close quarters in our holding tanks. Although, we […]