Welcome To Pondering Creations Farm. We are an Aquatic Garden Center, Fish Farm & Giftshop Located in Terryville, CT. We Are Open May- December, Saturday & Sunday 10-5 or by Appointment.
Just as the sign says, Treasures! There is something for everyone, a mixture of old meets new, with a splash of CT-Made, Up-cycled, Nature-inspired, Eco-friendly, Salvaged, or just plain old cool! We have beautiful aquatic plants and fish available and carry fish food and pond supplies for all your water gardening needs.
Aquatic Plants & Fish
We are an Aquatic Garden Center & Fish Farm. What does that mean exactly? It means we grow aquatic plants for ponds or water gardens and raise fish for ornamental ponds. We carry a large selection of hardy marginals, beautiful water lilies, lotus & more. If you are looking for fish, we have Koi, Shubunkin, and Comets for sale June- November.
Aquatic Garden Center
In the shop we stock various beneficial bacterias, fish food, pumps, filters, aerators. We also carry various pond treatments and cleaners, several sizes of uv bulbs, replacement skimmer baskets and more. We custom cut filter pads to any size. If we don’t have what you are looking for we can always order it from one of our suppliers or send you an online link to a similar item. If you are looking for floating planter baskets, floating thermometers, filter media bags, and other assorted pond supplies stop in on the weekend or call for an appointment.
Taking pictures of Aquatic Plants and Fish is an easy task in the greenhouse at Pondering Creations Farm.
The greenhouse, water garden, plant and fish troughs attract a wide variety of wildlife. You will see different frog and toad species in various stages, snails, butterflies, bugs, salamanders, turtles, and of course our main attraction fish and aquatic plants for purchase! Here is a playlist of our aquatic greenhouse, fish for sale and our personal koi pond. Enjoy!
Aquatic Plant Varieties
We Carry Lots of Different Perennial and Tropical Aquatic Plant Options. In Our Aquatic Greenhouse We Grow Bog Plants, Native Aquatic Plants and Marginals. We also grow Lotus, Water Lilies, Water hyacinth, and more. We Do Not Ship.
Benefits Of Aquatic Plants
Aquatic Plants Increase the Oxygen Content & Water Quality of A Pond. Aquatics Help Prevent the Build-Up of Algae, Remove Fish Waste and Improve a Pond’s Overall Health By Balancing Its Natural Ecosystem. Aquatic Plants Are A Beautiful Addition To Any Water Feature. They Attract Pollinators & Wildlife to the Garden.
Water Lilies At The Farm
Water Lilies Are A Farm Favorite At Pondering Creations. We Carry Multiple Species of Tropical And Hardy Water Lilies. Water Lily Blossoms are Fragrant, Colorful and Solitary. They Bloom All Season And Can Be Placed Underwater Up To 2-3 Feet. The Waxy Coated Leaves will Surface Quickly and Provide Shade and Structure For Pondlife.
Aquatic Plants – Lotus
The ultimate in aquatic plants is the lotus. The complexity and beauty of these plants is amazing. They are mid summer bloomers and worth a trip to Pondering Creations Farm even if you don’t have a pond!
Pondering Creations Farm was created because of a passion for aquatic plants and fish. Watching fish swim in a pond is a very calming and restorative activity. We sell fish with Japanese Bloodlines that we have raised at the farm and koi we stock from another reputable fish farm. We sell quality koi at amazing prices and guarantee our fish for 48 hours. All Our Fish are used to going through a dormancy period during the winter. We sell fish by appointment or weekends 10-5.
We also stock pond pumps, fountains, aerators, beneficial pond bacteria, nets, fish food, & other pond and fish Supplies.