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OUR RANGE OF HARDY POND PLANTS

THE POND BOOK FOR OPTIMAL POND CONSTRUCTION

Simons pond advice book

The book contains the basics for constructing and maintaining a pond or water feature. Both large and small. The 100+ page book covers topics including:

Simons pond advice book

Simons pond advice book

The book contains the basics for constructing and maintaining a pond or water feature. Both large and small. The 100+ page book covers topics including:

  • What pond are you looking for and what should you look for?
  • Explanation of the difference in zones in the pond
  • Getting and keeping the pond clear
  • Price € 24,95

POND ADVICE FROM POND SPECIALIST SIMON

Van der Velde Waterplants

Types of ponds and tips

What types of ponds are there and what do you need to look out for? Simon tells you all about it.
Van der Velde Waterplants Simon

WHO IS SIMON

At the age of 9, fishing was Simon van der Velde's biggest hobby.

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Buy aquatic plants

You can buy water plants at Van der Velde Waterplanten. We have been the pond specialist in the cultivation of native water plants for more than 35 years. And not just any water plants, we mainly sell hardy water plants with which it is easy to achieve a clear, biologically balanced pond.

What types of aquatic plants to buy?

Are you going to build a new pond and are you looking for water plants? Van der Velde Waterplanten sells 5 types of water plants: oxygen plants,water lilies,marsh plants,carnivorous plants andfloating plants. If you would rather get advice on buying water plants first, check out our water plant tips.

Aquatic plant for the pond

A popular aquatic plant for the pond is the yellow lily(Iris pseudacorus), this is a yellow aquatic plant that can grow about 80 cm high. The special feature of this pond plant is that the roots of the Iris filter nitrates and nitrites from the water. The plant takes up waste products and ensures that the water becomes clear. The yellow lily is also a hardy pond plant.

Water plants pond specialist

Aquatic plants are essential in any pond. In the right quantity they ensure that you do not need a filter or pump. Through our years of experience we know exactly how many water plants each pond needs. All tips on pond construction, pond design and also the maintenance of the pond can be found on our pond advice page.

Native water plants are available at Van der Velde Waterplanten. You can easily order the water plants and pay safely online. All water plant species are grown organically and are supplied from our own water plant nursery in the Netherlands.

You can buy aquatic plants from us all year round. All species are hardy. Planting aquatic plants is possible as long as there is no ice on the water, because then it is quite difficult to place.

To achieve biological balance in a pond, you need at least 4 different types of aquatic plants: water lilies to keep the sun out of the pond, oxygen plants to release oxygen underwater, marsh plants to create a natural plant filter, and aquatic plants that purify the water with their roots.

Read all about which aquatic plants are best to buy and why? Read all about it on the page: Step by Step Pond Setting Up

This is helpful if you have just built a pond. We sell complete water planting kits that include everything you need to get a clear pond naturally. Check out our complete water plant packages for different ponds.

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as special aquatic plants against algae. It is a combination of the right pond plants that ensures that algae growth has less chance. Water lilies keep the sun out of the water so that algae will grow less quickly. Oxygen plants in baskets are often used in shallow areas of the pond to also prevent algae growth. The right combination and amount of plants you need per square meter is mentioned in Simon's pond planting plan.

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