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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-16-2011, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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Anybody have any experience with whiskey barrel ponds?
I have one set up but not really having luck with plants.
I bought them at lowes though so that could be the problem.

Should there be a substrate besides pea gravel?
the plants are in their own little pouch so i dont think they need to be buried.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-17-2011, 09:23 PM
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If the plants are in pots they should be fine, if your PH is good. What plants are you trying? I have not tried a water garden like that, but I have lots of books so fill free to ask.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-18-2011, 02:18 AM
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Need a lot more info.

What species of plants?
What exposure?
Are you working with the bare barrel? or with a barrel-liner?
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