hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Pond Question

  • Subject: Re: Pond Question
  • From: Josh Spece <jspece@sbtek.net>
  • Date: Sun, 08 Jul 2001 17:46:48 -0500

Hi Narda,

I'm not sure what is eatting the lettuce, but I think you can rule out
the fish and tadpoles.  They wouldn't be able to eat anything above the
water very well. Usually if the fish eat them there will only be little
pieces left.

It may be snails, but I would expect them to damage other plants in the
pond, as well.

Did you find anything after dark?


NardaA@aol.com wrote:
> Anyone out there have any idea what could be eating my water lettuce.
> Snacking occurs almost immediately after placing new plants in the pond.
> There is four large feeder goldfish and two tadpoles in there.  A few water
> snails but nothing else that I am aware of.  The damage is to the edge of the
> leaf to the middle of the leaf and to the little babies.  Thanks to anyone
> who has ideas on this and do I give up water lettuce?  N.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

  ~~~      In The Country Garden & Gifts       ~~~
      Specializing in Hostas and Water Gardens

                Josh's Garden Web

         "There are always two choices.		
        Two paths to take.  One is easy.
          And its only reward is that
                   it's easy."	
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index