Pond Maintenance

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Turbidity is a common issue in both ornamental and aquaculture ponds, especially those with earthen floors. It occurs when fine particles, such as clay soil, become suspended in the water column, giving the pond a muddy or murky appearance. In this article, we will discuss the different types of turbidity, the causes behind it, and … Read more

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5 simple steps to get rid of algae in a pond

As a pond owner, I know how frustrating it can be to deal with algae blooms. Not only do they make your pond look dirty and unappealing, but they can also be harmful to your aquatic plants and animals. If you are struggling with algae in your pond, then you are not alone. In this … Read more

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How To Dig a Pond

As a landscaper, I have had the opportunity to dig a lot of ponds over the years. There is something special about creating a water feature in your backyard that draws people in and adds a touch of natural beauty to your outdoor space. If you have always dreamed of having a pond in your … Read more

how to drain a garden pond

How to Drain a Garden Pond

Whether you’re looking to clean out a large pond or small garden pond, there are a few easy ways to do the job quickly and easily. Whether you’re using a siphon hose or a submersible pump, you’ll be able to use these methods to drain a garden pond. Method 1: Using a Submersible Pond Pump … Read more

Common reed (phragmites) on sunset

How to Get Rid of Phragmites in Ponds

Getting rid of Phragmites in ponds is difficult, especially once the invasive plant has become established. There are several tools and methods that can help you get rid of this weed. You can use chemicals to kill off the invasive plant, or you can opt for a more organic approach. So, if you want to … Read more

how to safely catch fish in ponds

How to Safely Catch Fish In Ponds

Whether you have a pond that is filled with water and fish or you’re a beginner in the game, you need to know how to safely catch fish in ponds. In this article, you’ll learn about the best methods and techniques for catching fish in a pond. Catching Fish Using Nets; Which Is Best? Using … Read more

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5 Efficient Ways to Heat a Koi Pond

Whether you’re looking to buy a new water heater or you’re thinking about adding a heater to your existing koi pond, you might be wondering how to heat a koi pond. Well, here are some of the common heating methods for a koi pond, all of which can be installed and run efficiently. Do I … Read more

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9 Unique ways to Decorate a Water Fountain

Whether you’ve decided to add a water fountain to your outdoor space or you already have one, you’ll want to know how to decorate a water fountain. In this article, we’ll discuss five factors to consider when decorating your water fountain. The Benefits of Having a Water Fountain Adding a water fountain to your garden … Read more

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How to Clear Cloudy Pond Water And Keep It Clear

Whether your pond is newly constructed or you have been keeping your pond for years, you will likely be faced with cloudy water at some point. The trick is to make sure you know what to do and how to do it. The first thing you should do is to test the water. This will … Read more

How to Control Pond and Lake Weeds Cheaply

Controlling pond weeds is crucial for maintaining the health and beauty of your pond or lake. Weeds can be a major hassle for pond owners, causing inconvenience and trouble. Fortunately, there are effective methods available to tackle these pesky plants. It’s important to consider the type of weed and the size of your pond when … Read more