Water plants for the garden railway

Aquatics have wet feet
RELATED TOPICS: water features
Dwarf papyrus
All in submerged pots, palm-like dwarf papyrus and the low, water clover on the left, along with parrot’s-feather stems (right), soften the rocky pond edge of Don and Marilyn Pickett’s Danville Alamo & Little Creek Railroad.
Nancy Norris
Instead of wishing you had invested in a finished cellar for your railroad, let's look at environmentally friendly alternatives. Just as we have learned how to care for our locomotives, track, and trees, our water features require maintenance and sometimes retrofitting. Keep the pond and grow plants that do some of that maintenance for you or, as a revolutionary new concept, create a "pondless" water feature!

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