We’re visiting with Chad and Seyra Hammond in Woodbury, Connecticut, right now. We stopped by their stunning backyard final week (Chad and Seyra’s Backyard), and I’m completely happy to be again there right now. They love rising and amassing uncommon crops, and the result’s a stupendous and engaging backyard.
We began water gardening after the koi pond proved too emotionally taxing for us. (Lots of you realize the heartache of shedding your fish to predators.) So now we develop water lilies (Nymphaea species and hybrids) and lotus (Nelumbo nucifera, Zones 5–10) . We fertilize them with pond tabs each couple of weeks in the summertime and divide them each three to 4 years. They survive the winter within the pond with no additional safety. I’d take into account them very low upkeep besides that you just do must get moist every now and then, and lifting waterlogged pots stuffed with