Photo by Melody

Organic Gardening: growing water lilies-what soil?

Communities > Forums > Organic Gardening
Forum: Organic GardeningReplies: 3, Views: 594
Add to Bookmarks
Bristol, Somerset
United Kingdom

August 14, 2001
9:32 AM

Post #10757

Hi from the UK. I'm looking for some advice about the specific soil requirements for water lilies. In the UK there are many companies offering aquatic compost/fertiliser/soil, but nothing specifically for lilies. What additional nutrients would they benefit from?
Thanks for any help
Dorchester, ON
(Zone 6b)

August 14, 2001
1:17 PM

Post #110233

Steve there is a very good discussion on planting medium for lilies going on at:(just highlight copy and insert in the address box)

This is the Water Gardening Magazine Pond Forum and the debate is raging.
Bristol, Somerset
United Kingdom

August 14, 2001
3:00 PM

Post #110266

Thanks for the thread- you're not joking about the raging debate are you? It seems a clay based medium is best. Cheers.
Crestview, FL
(Zone 7b)

August 14, 2001
5:31 PM

Post #110353

Removed by member request

You cannot post until you register and login.

Other Organic Gardening Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Clay poppysue 16 Oct 21, 2013 3:56 PM
Free compost, myth or truth JaiMarye 14 Oct 27, 2010 6:58 AM
Who Bakes Dirt 76summerwind 29 Apr 4, 2008 6:22 PM
sterilizing options tiG 22 Mar 29, 2008 7:47 PM
Soil & Fertilizer: Compost Tea SoCal 119 Mar 5, 2008 11:18 PM

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America