Good Plants for Around a Water Feature or Fountain?

Answer Plants accent water feature areas of a garden. If the soil is moist or gets significant splash or spray from the feature's waterfall or fountain, the plants must be able to thrive in those wetter c... Read More »

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Look for some good plants for around a swimming pool. No litter. Will take pool water splashing?

No litter is always a must by the pool. Also nothing sharp. (no firethorn! tee hee)a few trees, shrubs and perennials....schefflera.musa.ferns (tree type)fatsia.camella.pittosporum dwarf.hibiscu... Read More »

Are marigolds a good thing to plant around tomato plants?

On One Hand: Reduce Nematode Damage and BlightMarigolds offer significant benefits to tomato plants. Their roots release a sulfur-based compound that kills nematodes and some other insects. In a 20... Read More »

Is tap water good for plants?

On One Hand: Additives in Tap WaterMost tap water systems use additives such as chlorine, chloramines, fluoride and sodium. Softened tap water increases salt levels in soil and should not be used f... Read More »

Is radiated water good for plants?