Maidenhead Aquatics is proud to have supported the latest episode of the current “Love Your Garden” series (Episode 6), as a supplier to Britain’s best-loved garden makeover show with Alan Titchmarsh.
In spite of a mix of sunshine and showers during the project, the team transformed her
The 12 x 7m plot was split into 4 sections. In one section the team built a long thin water trough that is to be used as a ‘posh paddling pool’ by the dogs and in another they created a beautiful running water feature that forms the
The water rill that has become the ‘doggy paddling pool’ was lined with dark grey tiles so that when the dogs aren’t splashing around in it, and the water is still, it is super-reflective of the sky offering a stunning visual feature to the garden for Lorraine to enjoy.
To ensure that the water remains clean and clear, and doesn’t become full of dog hairs and debris the team installed an Oase pump that not only will remove the dog hair easily and keep the pool clean without lots of manual effort by Lorraine, but the water in the pool can be recycled by switching the settings and be used to water the mass of plants that the team added to the garden.
In addition to the designer ‘doggy paddling
The episode showcased two great ways of introducing water features into a low maintenance garden. So if you missed out, you can see the episode again on
For more ideas on how Maidenhead Aquatics can help you can transform your own garden into a haven of tranquillity using aquatic features take a look at our online store or speak to one of our knowledgeable team
Tis the season for goodwill to all and this includes pets. I’d like to think that we all know the value of the companionship and pleasure that our wet pets give us and so it’s nice to include them in the festivities. So, what do you get for the fish that has everything?
Old favourites tend to be in the hobby for a long time with good reason, usually, it’s because they combine a lot of desirable traits. The metallic form of the Gold barb (Barbodes semifasciolatus) makes an excellent aquarium fish suitable for both tropical and temperate (unheated) setups. These young fishes at our Pyle store are a perfect beginner’s choice.