Winterizing Your Water Garden or Fish Pond
For all those who own ponds and live in a four season climate, we now have to talk about the practical way to prepare your pond for winter. In this post, we'll be talking about eight key components of winterizing your pond: the pump, skimmer, UV clarifier, filter, water, fish, plants, and netting.
Recommended Routine Pond Maintenance Practices
Practical Garden Ponds Recommended Annual Maintenance
We offer these services for a fee, but we’re happy to give professional “how to” advice to DIY clients that shop with us.
Dealing with Green Water, Mossy Algae & String Algae
The most common pond care question is how to control algae in the Practical Garden Pond. Here we will identify algae in three categories: green water algae, mossy algae and string algae. All three must be addressed in order to keep your pond algae-free.
The Importance of Pond Aeration for All Four Seasons
At this time of the year, in the Northeast, most ponds are not visibly appealing. Recently, I stopped by the home of John & Karen, proud owners of a pond built by Practical Garden Ponds in 2014.