So, assuming I can actually attract frogs into my garden once our little washing up bowl pond has been constructed , I'm wondering if I could make one or two boggy areas using washing up bowls also, to provide a nice area that's suitable for them aside from the water. Finding plenty of how tos regarding the mini ponds but nothing really on making a bog. Any suggestions regarding what substrates to use, materials, plants etc all greatly received. Many thanks ,Nikkie x
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Hi Nikkie me again ( there are more people on here than me..or there was)
I don't know anything about bog gardens but have thought about getting one, so I did a bit of googling and came up with this..bog garden
I always thought one of these would look nice Tub
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In reply to Alan.:
In reply to Nikkie:
I've found this
Many true bog plants are adapted to thrive in poor, nutrient-deprived soil; standard compost is generally too rich for them. If you want to cultivate bog-adapted plants, most sources suggest filling the bog with a mixture of peat moss and sand. However, a wide array of non-specialized bulbs, perennials and shrubs can also thrive in constantly moist conditions. If these are the plants you want to grow, fill your bog garden with a mixture of 50 percent excavated soil and 50 percent compost.
The type of soil you choose will depend on the kinds of plants your bog will support. In the next section, we'll explore different kinds of plants that work well in bog gardens.
From here https://home.howstuffworks.com/bog-garden3.htm
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