Preventing and cleaning pond muck

Preventing and cleaning pond muck

Pond muck is the sticky substance that gets accumulated at the bottom of the pond due to all the natural materials like leaves, grass, mud, dust, dead vegetation, animal waste, fish waste, etc, that fall on it over time. It can be identified by the
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Pond cleaning tools and tricks

Pond cleaning tools and tricks

Ponds or kois can be a beautiful addition to our homes. However, cleaning and maintaining them could get quite cumbersome. Every pond owner surely knows the pain of keeping his/her ponds clean. If you are a pond owner too, you must have gone
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How Amphibians Help Your Pond’s Ecosystem

How Amphibians Help Your Pond’s Ecosystem

If you take a look at our natural ecosystem, you'd notice that every animal has a role. Yes, even that adorkable sleepyhead doggy down in your living room contributes something to the ecosystem. Hard to believe, isn't it? But that's how our planet
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The Guide on Growing Beautiful Water Lilies

The Guide on Growing Beautiful Water Lilies

Water lilies are probably the best part about water gardening. It's a kind of pond foliage that enhances the beauty of your pond and immortalizes your water garden. Due to their vivid colors, it isn't unusual for gardeners to consider their
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How to Prepare Your Pond for the Cold Months (Fall/Winter)

How to Prepare Your Pond for the Cold Months (Fall/Winter)

Though you may not want to think about it, colder weather is just around the corner. If you have a pond in your yard, taking the proper precautionary steps to get it ready for fall and winter can make a big difference. Not only can preparing your
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How Using a Pond Fountain Can Help Keep Your Water Clearer

How Using a Pond Fountain Can Help Keep Your Water Clearer

There are so many benefits to having a pond in your yard. It acts as a safe place for wildlife, it can conserve water and other resources, and even reduce toxic chemicals sometimes found in groundwater.  When most people think about a
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Ultimate Guide to Pond Lighting

Ultimate Guide to Pond Lighting

When you choose to add a pond to your garden, the idea is to create a water feature that can bring your outdoors together. A pond, whether you decide to have a fountain, a waterfall, or a plain surface, is a peaceful and soothing accent to the
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Identifying Your Pond Weeds and Treating Them

Identifying Your Pond Weeds and Treating Them

In small quantities, pond weeds can give your garden pond a natural look and feel. However, when the growth gets out of control, pond weeds can become a nuisance you need to manage. As the temperatures rise in summer, you tend to spend more time
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Pond Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Pond During the Summer

Pond Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Pond During the Summer

Investing in your home’s landscape design is one of the best things you can do for your property value. In fact, the right design can add as much as 12.7 percent to your overall resale value. That said, some elements add more value to
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Blue or Black: Choosing the Right Pond Dye Color

Blue or Black: Choosing the Right Pond Dye Color

Are you tired of a brownish, murky appearance in your pond? At first, you may believe a professional must clean your pond. Pond dye allows you to obtain a crystal blue surface on your own. It will clear the unwanted plant matter and debris from
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The Guide That Makes Choosing and Using a Pond Vacuum Cleaner Simple

The Guide That Makes Choosing and Using a Pond Vacuum Cleaner Simple

Adding a pond to your property not only adds aesthetic value, but it also increases property values. In rural areas, adding a pond can increase the property value by up to 15 percent . However, a poorly maintained pond can quickly become an
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What the Biological Cycle of Your Koi Pond Actually Looks Like

What the Biological Cycle of Your Koi Pond Actually Looks Like

A pond is a positive addition to any home or commercial venue. Not only can it increase property value by 6% or more , but it also is an incredibly aesthetically pleasing way to spice up your space and make it unique. For all the benefits of a
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How to Choose the Right Pond Pump

How to Choose the Right Pond Pump

Your new pond needs the right pump to keep the water moving through the filtration system that keeps your pond clean and the living organisms safe. Maybe it's time to replace your old pump from a longstanding pond on your property. From choosing
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Different Forms of Aeration

Different Forms of Aeration

You may have heard the word “aeration” a few times while doing your research for buying and installing a backyard pond. As Wikipedia elegantly puts it , the term denotes “the process by which air is circulated through, mixed with
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Pondless Waterfall Design: Advice from the Pros

Pondless Waterfall Design: Advice from the Pros

The waterfall — it may be a simple combination between running water and gravity, but there is something magical about the result. That element of wonder is most noticeable in giant-scale examples like the famed cascades of Niagara or Iguazu. Yet you need not look any further than a small trickle streaming off the roof after a rainy day. The sight and sound can astonish you or relax you.

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