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 Container Bog
       • Posted by: Aries England on Sat, Feb 28, 04 at 14:21
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 4, 04 at 12:41
I am interested in Bog Gardens, but space is limited - I really need a container Bog. Well, actually what I have planned is half bog half pond. Allow me to elaborate. I was thnking along the lines of getting a pot of tub, and filling it up 3 quart
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 Bog in a container?
I was wondering if its possable to have a bog garden in a container? Also, whats the smallest sized container recommended? I have a plastic container thats 60
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 Container Bog ???
       • Posted by: Sunny_Sky Zone 5 IL on Wed, May 26, 04 at 9:58
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, May 30, 04 at 23:02
I'm getting ready to make a bog from a 50 gallon plastic container which has already been put into the ground. I've researched different sources on the best way to do this, but have a question. Some of my research says to put drainage holes in the
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 container bog
       • Posted by: erica123 5 on Thu, Sep 14, 06 at 15:06
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Oct 8, 06 at 0:16
just read some postings on bogs in a barrel, that is what was thinking of doing-just need to know how to set this up and what kind of soil to use. wanted to plant some elephant ears, canna's, and maybe calla lillies. will this work??? Foll
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 What medium do you use for container bog?
       • Posted by: Lynn65 z10CA on Thu, Apr 7, 05 at 21:45
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 12, 05 at 10:51
Hi, I am new to this forum and would like some information. I am making a bog garden out of a 32x18x10 metal container and would like to know what to use to plant CP's in and also should the container have holes in it? Also how wet should it b
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 water lilies in balcony container
       • Posted by: Romando 9, sunset 17 on Sun, Aug 7, 05 at 13:48
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 29, 05 at 15:43
Hello! I'm totally totally new to water/bog gardening, so bear with me. (I have hundreds of other happy plants, though). Here's my situation: I received through trade two water lilies. I've never had them before, and was on cloud nine just t
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 How to contain peat in a heavy downpour?
       • Posted by: charjar on Mon, Mar 6, 06 at 22:08
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Mar 9, 06 at 4:41
I have just started to look into bog gardening, and I bought a small streamlet from a garden center as part of a pond set up. From reading a few of the postings, I'm probably going to put marginals in it, but I wanted to know how to keep the peat
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 cement container for CPs?
       • Posted by: tuatara z10 Asia on Sat, Jan 29, 05 at 2:44
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jan 30, 05 at 6:35
I have a big cement container and I'd like to use it for my container bog garden. Can I grow VFTs in a container made of cement/concrete? Will the material have an impact on the pH and hardness of the water? Thanks in advance for any replys
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 appropriate containers for a mini-bog?
       • Posted by: MingTea z8 OR Corvallis on Wed, Jun 30, 04 at 15:47
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 2, 04 at 3:08
hi all, well, for some reason a galvanized steel wash tub showed up at the side of my house, presumably as a gift from someone. well, now i have two since i had picked one up the day before. i was wondering if i could make this into a sort
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 New container bog garden advice
       • Posted by: pixelpie PA on Fri, Jul 6, 07 at 18:46
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Wed, Jul 11, 07 at 13:19
I planted a container bog garden about a week ago. I planted Sarracenia purpurea, spiranthes cernua, and Vaccinium macrocarpon. The soil is a mixture of peat moss and potting soil. The container has about a 1.5ft diameter and it is buried in a l
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 Landscaping Yellow Iris, Cattails, Hardy Pickerel, Horsetail Reed
       • Posted by: deep_roots 5a on Sun, Jun 8, 08 at 23:49
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 3, 09 at 12:05
To date, I have grown agressive wetlands plants in ponds, but I am getting tired of bringing them into the garage over the winter in their pond containers. Thinking about using species like yellow iris, hardy pickerel, horsetail reed, cattails, e
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 In Ground Containers
I have some fishtubs about 18
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 starting a new bog in a container?
       • Posted by: andy_mayfield z6 md on Sun, Nov 21, 04 at 10:45
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Mon, Nov 22, 04 at 9:45
Can i start a bog in a container? I have a huge container that is about 3 feet deep and 5 feet wide that is mostly buried in my back yard. it is filled with water and only pickeral plants. luckily it is a mostly sunny location. can i just du
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 Container Bog Frogs
       • Posted by: kathyMill PA 6 on Wed, Sep 14, 05 at 12:07
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Fri, Sep 16, 05 at 14:33
I built a small container bog in a ceramic pot for my front steps. I did not use soil, but placed rocks in the bottom, so that I could keep each plant in its own pot and remove for over wintering. Much to my surprise and delight 2 rather l
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 cisterns/water containment
       • Posted by: carolsgarden 5 on Sat, Jan 17, 09 at 23:15
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Wed, Feb 4, 09 at 23:36
Does any one have information on cisterns? Just wondering how feasible this would be for country living. Follow-Up Postings: RE: cisterns/water containment Posted by: wally-1936 Z9 ( Return to the Bog Garden Forum
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 bog container gardens??
       • Posted by: mcec 8 on Mon, May 25, 09 at 9:57
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sun, May 31, 09 at 15:09
I have several nice pots with no drainage hole in them. I want to make bog container gardens in them. I thought to place narrow pots(with drainage) of bog plants: spiral rush and an old orchid I have, in the larger pots. Then fill the larger po
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 newbie bog container garden questions
       • Posted by: phf13 No. Calif. on Sat, Jun 28, 14 at 20:09
I have an old sink that I would like to set in the ground in the back yard for a bog garden. What planting mix is recommended for a basic bog garden? Should I plug the drain in some way? Thanks for any advice! Follow-Up Postings:
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 Another horsetail reed question
       • Posted by: mamamermaid Tx on Thu, Feb 28, 08 at 18:07
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 4, 11 at 15:20
SO - I know all about horsetail (Equisetum hyemale) in theory. I have a bed on the north side of my house that gets just dappled sunlight. It also has poor drainage. I planted several horsetail there thinking that this was the perfect plant for th
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 Bog garden in a cement pond?
       • Posted by: jasperkat Mi on Tue, May 6, 08 at 9:42
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 20, 08 at 21:35
Hello gardeners! My husband and I are about to buy our first house and the backyard is in disrepair from years of neglect. I'm excited to whip it into shape! I've never had a garden before, so these forums are super helpful. There is a ki
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 How do I plant elephant's ear?
       • Posted by: Sven556 z5 Kansas on Mon, Mar 26, 01 at 18:24
              • 73 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jun 28, 13 at 1:26
I am planning a small bog this spring made from a large rubbermaid storage container. How do I plant taro? also, should I put holes in the bottom of this container, if so what size and how many? Thanks, Stephen Follow-Up Postings:
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