Adding pond plants to your water feature will give it extra visual interest and, depending on the species, can encourage wildlife and help to keep the water clear. Many of our pond plants are despatched from mid-spring through to early summer, when your pond water will be warming up, so you pond plants can establish quickly. A pond is the perfect way to attract frogs, toads and newts to your garden, plus hedgehogs, birds and insects in search of a drink. Setting up a new pond? Always use rainwater to fill your pond if possible - your garden wildlife will find it in no time.