It has been a long, cold and difficult winter in Western New York. The first of this year's tropical waterlilies are just starting to bloom: The flowers are small, the shape is not as robust and the color maybe a bit subdued for now. Water temperatures should be 70 degrees F or higher to put a tropical waterlily outside … [Read more...] about First Waterlily Blooms of 2014
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A successful lotus meeting was just completed at Chenshan Botanical Gardens in Shanghai China in late November 2013. Complete details may be found here: http://www.nelumbolotus.com/enews.asp?id=51&type=Latest … [Read more...] about 1st Symposium on Lotus Breeding and International Nelumbo Registration
September 2013 has proven to be a rather mild month with a good amount of sunshine. As a result not only are tropical waterlilies in bloom but hardy waterlilies and a few lotus. The mild trend as continued into October as well so I thought it would be helpful to share what is in bloom for customers looking for longer bloom cycles. … [Read more...] about End of September blooms – Looking Good!
We continue to receive outstanding koi from our suppliers around the country. This week we received 8 to 10" Premium Butterfly Koi - some unique fish in this group. We also received a box of select 8 to 10" standard fin koi - great! ( As of June 23 all 14 of these fish are sold!) We also have a nice selection of 6 to 8' butterfly which have been hard to find this year Ki Utsuri Butterfly - Very rare Please note as of June 23, 2013 All of this 10 to … [Read more...] about Best Koi Selection of 2013
Night-Blooming waterlilies usually open around dusk and will close about 10:00 am to 11:00 am the following morning. Cooler autumn days will likely cause them to stay open longer as will an overcast day. Night-bloomers are best placed outside when the water temperatures are 75 degrees F or higher. Otherwise cooler water temperatures may cause them to go back to dormancy. They are heavy feeders so these plants must be fertilized every 10 to 14 days. They often grow large with leaf pads of 10 to … [Read more...] about Evening Delights…. Night- Blooming Waterlilies
Our 5 to 6 inch metallic butterfly koi are always our most popular koi. These jewels glimmer in your pond with brilliant flashes of platinum and gold. They have the long flowing pectoral and caudal fins that make butterfly koi such a prized koi in the USA. Our first bag sold out quickly.. Stop in soon and get your jewels today. http://youtu.be/Of18BC5sku0 … [Read more...] about Metallic Butterfly Koi 5 to 6 inches June 2013
Butterfly Koi, Metallic Koi, Wakin are at full inventory at Bergen Water Gardens in early June 2013. Stop out for an incredible selection of fish especially in our 4 to 6 inch premium pond. Be sure to click on Bergen TV ( lower right of home page) for videos of a random sampling of these great pond fish. They are selling fast! Premium Koi 4 to 6 inches Premium Koi 4 to 6 inches 5 to 6 inch Metallic Butterfly5 to 6 inch Metallic Koi 3 to 4 inch Wakin including a few rare Calico … [Read more...] about Outstanding Selection of New Koi and Wakin
Stop out to Bergen Water Gardens this weekend June 1 and 2 for our annual LilyFest event. Save 25% on select unpotted waterlilies and shop dozens of other varieties of waterlilies to add color and beauty to your pond this summer! We are stocked up on pond fish and koi plus all the pond supplies you need. Here is a listing of unpotted waterlilies available this weekend only! Save 25% Assorted Bareroot Waterlilies Bareroot Hardy Waterlilies Sioux … [Read more...] about LilyFest 2013 Great Waterlilies and More!
Sho Koi Impact has been our choice at Bergen Water Gardens for superior koi and goldfish nutrition since 2000. Sho Koi Impact food is made with OPTIMÛN which stimulates a koi’s or goldfish’s immune system. This will provided added resistance to sickness and disease. Sho Koi Impact: Improves immunity Reduces mortality Provides better nutrient absorption Contributes to superior color Complete digestibility Optimum Growth Assists in water clarity Improves disease … [Read more...] about Sho Koi Impact Foods – We Recommend Them!
With the recent warm weather and abundant sunshine our water plants are starting to bloom! … [Read more...] about Now in Bloom at Bergen Water Gardens May 20, 2013
Bergen Water Gardens is proud to offer the finest UV sterilizers on the market: the SMART UV Sterilizer by Emperor Aquatics, Inc. Ultraviolet sterilization is the ultimate solution to “green water” in your pond. For koi keepers who demand “gin clear” water the use of a UV sterilizer is standard equipment for your Koi Pond. At the correct dosage and flow rate, UV sterilization will also kill harmful pathogens and bacteria which may cause significant health problems to your koi. SMART UV … [Read more...] about Turn Your Green Pond Water Clear in 3-5 Days GUARANTEED!
Bergen Water Gardens is excited to offer a selection of "Friendly Koi" this spring. Certain koi varieties tend to be more gentle and so a willingness to bond with their owners. They are the first to come to the surface, they often will feed from your hand and eventually love "to be pet" or gently rubbed. These fish tend to be larger fish; approaching a meter in length when adults! This group of fish includes: Chargoi - Tea Colored Koi Soragoi - Sky Grey Koi Ochiba Shigure - Falling … [Read more...] about Friendly Koi for your Pond May 2013
We received an outstanding shipment of new 3 to 4 inch select koi this week at Bergen Water Gardens ( May 10, 2013). We have over 100 each of standard fin and butterfly koi for you to select from. This grouping has a good collection of metallic and yellow koi. Stop in and check them out! … [Read more...] about New 3 – 4 inch Select Koi – May 11, 2013
Bergen Water Gardens is excited to introduce 7 new Chinese lotus to the Rochester area for 2013. They include: N. 'Drunken Concubine' (Guifei Zhuijiu) Size: Medium Color: Pink Flower: Single Light Pink with darker Pink Tips N. 'Golden Horse in Jade Palace' (Yutang Jin Ma) Size: Medium Color: White Flower: Double Large Flower that has a greenish tint … [Read more...] about New Chinese Lotus for 2013 (2013年中国莲花)
At Bergen Water Gardens we have just received another shipment of favorite lotus tubers for your pondscape. These lotus will be available by the end of May 2013 as young lotus plants. In this shipment we have N. 'Rosea Plena'. N. 'Charles Thomas', N. 'Mrs. Perry D. Slocum' and N. 'Perry's Giant Sunburst'. … [Read more...] about Healthy and Vigorous Lotus Tubers
Clean, healthy, vibrant pond fish have arrived. Select from Shubunkin, Sarasa Comet and Golden Orfe. Each of these fish are suitable for any size pond and will grow to a maximum length of 10 to 12 inches Available in 3 different sizes. Never release unwanted pond fish into surrounding streams, ponds or lakes. … [Read more...] about New Pond Fish May 2013