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Bog garden (Gunnera magellanica (Gunnera))

Bog garden edges with old timbers found in a skip..that's a gunnera in the middle, got badly caught by the frost this February and think that it will never get huge as it's roots are restricted - I hope! Bought in a moment of madness.....

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that look great,great use of the timber.

14 Aug, 2009


Gunnera magellanica will never get huge - it's a midget, only a few inches tall

14 Aug, 2009


thats a great idea for a bog garden

14 Aug, 2009


Great looking bog garden.

14 Aug, 2009


how do you stop the water going stagnent and smelly antigone ? looks good

17 Sep, 2009


Hi Sanbaz! It's just like a puddle really - there is a liner in the bottom of the bog but it has holes. The plants are through the holes rooted in the ground. So when we have lots of rain the bog is full and when we don't it dries up completely! This year had my own frog spawn in it (we imported some last year), so was quite worried for the tadpoles earlier in the year when it was dry - but the garden now has frogs a-plenty -so they obviously coped! Antigone

18 Sep, 2009


sounds great, i do like frogs, i get a couple of toads in my garden dont know where they live lol, but always in my border close to my water feature, so i would like a pond or bog for them

18 Sep, 2009

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