Tag Archives: hardy pond plants

Much needed…warm weather

Well mother nature looks like she’s going to turn things around and start giving us in the north some warmer weather beginning next week.  Usually May things start to warm up and it won’t be long until we can begin putting out plants in the pond. A good rule of thumb is always make sure […]

New for Dragonfly

We are offering a few new plants this year and one is the Water Willow (Justicia Americana).  This hardy bog plant has flowers that resemble an orchid white with splashes of lavender and purple.  The flowers grow in a dense, head-like cluster originating from its slender stalks. The plant will grow 12 inches to 18 inches high and […]

New Lotus for Dragonfly

Signs of spring 2011.  We’re excited about the new lotus we have this year.  We try to add one or two new a year.  The new lotus for Dragonfly Aquatics are great lotus for those smaller ponds and containers.  The Green Maiden and and Snow White.  But sorry no Seven Dwarfs.  The flowers on the Green Maiden change […]

ice and more ice

Its ice everywhere…..but at least its February so its almost over.   I will say its a pretty site but I still prefer the green color over the white!  I look outside and imagine pictures like this…     The plants continue to grow nicely in the greenhouses and while standing in there you almost can […]

another year

    Well the holidays are over, the tree is down and all the holiday christmas decorations are put away.  I could probably leave my christmas tree up for months as I always miss it once its put away.  Its hard to imagine the room is exactly like it was a month ago because it […]

Customer’s Pond

 Cooler temperatures are the thing again with a slight freeze in Ohio.  I tend to feel drained when the days are rainy but that sunshine sure makes one feel good again!  We turned the garden over this week and that’s the last of the tomatoes until next year.  I do really enjoy the garden and the benefits of […]

a chill in the air…..

Woke up this morning with a chill in the air….gone for a few days are the 80 degree temps.  This is what we woke up to this morning. The leaves are even beginning to fall with the wind blowing.  I guess we all know what is in store for us for the next couple months. […]

End of Year Sale

We have alot of plants on sale now so check them out at our store.  You still have time to get them planted and established before the cold weather hits us.  We’re all enjoying our ponds now and the hard labor we’ve all put into it this spring.  We get alot of our customers pictures of […]

Lotus on Sale – Lowest Prices of the Season

We still have a nice supply of lotus tubers available. Many have multiple growing tips with leaves sprouting. There is still time yet this season to get a lotus started and growing in your pond. Lotus are magnificent additions to your water garden and at the current sale prices, now is the time to add […]

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 […]