Our floating islands without substrate for pond bank planting with helophytes

21.08.2018
In June 2017 the German Primate Center (Leibniz Institute for Primate Research in Göttingen) equipped the pond on their premises with round floating islands as well as floating island mats by dividing them, to plant the surrounding water line by marsh plants. After about one year this greenery without any soil - the plants exclusively take nutrients from the water - looks like what can be seen from the pictures taken in August 2018:

Pond Planting with Helophytes

Pond Planting with Helophytes

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