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Wintering Submerged Oxygenating Pond Plants

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Submerged plants need to be below the ice to survive the winter months in the North. Any part of the plant that is allowed to freeze on the surface will turn to mush and add unwanted debris to the pond. In the Fall, you can net them out and re-bundle them. The tops are the part of the plant you want to keep. Bundle them in bunches of 6 to 8 stems about 8" long and replant in baskets of pea gravel or place weights on them to sink to the bottom of the pond.

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Fall and Winter Marginal and Bog Plants Care

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 Now that fall has arrived it is time to prepare your marginal and bog pond plants for the winter months. Once your bog plants begin to brown, usually after the first hard frost, prune back excess foliage and discard any decaying material, so it does not compromise the water quality over the winter months. Hardy Pickerel and Thalia Dealbata should be placed at a sufficient depth to avoid freezing the crown of the plant. Most of the perennial hardy marginal plants can be left where they have been growing for the season and will return the following spring.  Tropical bog plants can...

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