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Marginal pond plants

Duration: 03:22

Monty Don and Rachel de Thame begin to plant up the new pond at Longmeadow. Marginals are the plants that hug the water’s edge. Some like their roots to be fully under water, others only partially submerged. Monty and Rachel show how best to plant up aquatic baskets and where to place them. When mature, these plants will knit the water to the land and provide an important habitat for wildlife.

Available since: Fri 27 Apr 2012


Series Producer
Liz Rumbold
Monty Don
Rachel de Thame
Louise Hampden

This clip is from

Gardeners' World 2012, Episode 8

8/31 Rachel de Thame joins Monty at Longmeadow to give a helping hand.

First broadcast: 27 Apr 2012

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