Ponds, streamsides and marshy areas: challenges and opportunities
A pond side in a Highland garden – but needing drastic action.
Planting starting on the watertight pond.
Hundreds of plants go in – soft, lush planting.
The pond becomes established.
A great place to fish.
The astilbes love the damp edge.
A restful place.
Planting round a dramatic swimming pond feature in a city garden.
Contrasting colours at the pond edge.
Astilbes add texture.
A view through the arch.
In our own garden, a damp border is full of colour.
A drainage ditch brings moisture.
Primula ‘Inverewe’ thrives in the damp.