Pond Pump FAQs: How Do I Know Which Pond Pump I Need?

Pond Pump FAQs: How Do I Know Which Pond Pump I Need?

Every pond will need a pond pump, but the needs of your particular pond may be very different than someone else’s pond. Pond pumps create water movement, which helps maintain the pond’s health and decreases negative factors like mosquitos and other pests. There are so many options for pond pumps that finding the right one […]

6 Reasons a Water Feature in Your Garden is Beneficial to Your Health

6 Reasons a Water Feature in Your Garden is Beneficial to Your Health

Having a pond or water feature in your backyard does more than just create a beautiful space. It also has positive effects on mental and physical health and promotes an increased overall sense of wellbeing. But, don’t take our word for it. Check out the following reasons, and judge for yourself. Increased Positive Feelings Studies […]

6 BASIC QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR POND WATER (WITH ANSWERS)

6 BASIC QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR POND WATER (WITH ANSWERS)

Proper assessment and inspection of your pond water during the spring season is a good start to proper pond management. The quality and health of your pond water is critical to the success of your pond’s ecosystem. Below are six basic questions on what your pond water needs, for further information feel free to contact […]

5 EASY SAVING TIPS FOR INSTALLING A FLEXIBLE POND LINER

5 EASY SAVING TIPS FOR INSTALLING A FLEXIBLE POND LINER

Installing a flexible pond liner for your backyard pond is super easy. As long as you properly plan it, have the right tools, and have plenty of manpower and time. Tip #1. Plan your pond ahead of time. Having a specific plan is the best way to start your flexible pond liner installation. It can […]

THE BETTER PUMP: FOUNTAIN, WATERFALL, OR POND PUMP?

THE BETTER PUMP: FOUNTAIN, WATERFALL, OR POND PUMP?

Just like the human body needs a heart to pump blood through its system, a water feature needs a pump. The heart circulates life giving elements, like oxygen, and removes poisonous waste promoting health. Pumps do the same thing for garden water features. It aerates the water, and circulates it through the filtration system where […]

SEASONAL POND CARE: PUMP MAINTENANCE IN THE SPRING

SEASONAL POND CARE: PUMP MAINTENANCE IN THE SPRING

The pond pump is one of the most vital pieces of equipment in your pond. It is the heart of the pond for it brings your pond to life aesthetically and it’s vital for the health of your pond because it circulates and helps move water through your filtration system. The following are 6 key […]

POND GUIDE: REPLACE FILTER PADS AND UV BULBS EACH SPRING

POND GUIDE: REPLACE FILTER PADS AND UV BULBS EACH SPRING

Here’s a little reminder about the often forgotten need to replace your pond’s filter pads and UV bulbs each spring for optimal performance. WHAT IS A FILTER PAD? A filter pad cleans your pond water in one or more ways: biological, mechanical or chemical. Either way, it removes excess fish food, decomposing organic matter, toxic […]

Planning Your Pond: 5 To-Dos Before You Dig

Planning Your Pond: 5 To-Dos Before You Dig

A pond can be a wonderful addition to your outdoor living space. It can create a relaxing, peaceful environment that the whole family can enjoy. But installing a pond takes a great deal of thought and planning. Follow these suggestions before you start digging for a successful pond or water garden installation. Location, location, location. […]

How Do I Know What Size Pond Liner I Need?

How Do I Know What Size Pond Liner I Need?

Pond liners improve the overall health of the pond by not only keeping water in, but also keeping harmful bacteria and debris out. However, it is not as effective if it does not fit properly. Calculating the size of pond liner that you need is not as hard as it seems! Use the following instructions […]

The 5 Most Important Items to Purchase for Your Pond

5 most important items to purchase for pond

Sure, every pond is different but having the proper equipment makes building, maintaining, and caring for your pond a lot easier. Being armed with basic knowledge in a few areas can be an amazing start in becoming a great pond owner. Pretty soon you’ll be ready to build your backyard water feature; it doesn’t matter […]

How do I know which liner I should use for my backyard pond?

pond liners

One of the most vital decisions that you will be making in the construction of a backyard pond is the liner. And, when it comes to pond liners, you have a ton of choices to pick from, making that decision a little more complicated. You should carefully weigh the options, and figure out which liner […]

Spring has Sprung! Time to Bring Your Pond Out of Hibernation!

Spring has Sprung! Time to Bring Your Pond Out of Hibernation!

Spring is inching closer, which means that your pond is getting ready to come back to life! Helping your pond life through this process will help them live healthy all season long. Here are some quick tips to get you started. When should I start? Generally, you should not start working with your pond until […]

Three Reasons You Should Shop With Us Instead of Using eBay

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We love our customers, and we want to support them while they work toward beautifying their homes and outdoor living spaces. However, we have a hard time helping our customers when they buy from outside sources like eBay, where they may not be getting quality products or information. If you want good products and helpful […]

Pond Winterization Tips, Part 3

Winter_Fish_Pond

In the final article of this three part blog series, we discuss what you should do with your pond and fountain equipment during the winter. Choosing to keep your pump and filter in your pond during this time of year depends on whether you are keeping fish in your pond, as well as how cold […]

Pond Winterization Tips, Part 2

Winterization_2

In our second article of this three part blog series, we will explain how to overwinter your fish and ensure that they remain healthy and happy for when spring arrives. Overwintering is the process by which your fish cope and survive through the winter months. To make this happen smoothly, a variety of factors should […]

Pond Winterization Tips

Pond Winterization Tips

Readying your pond for winter is an important undertaking for the health and survival of your pond and its aquatic inhabitants. As temperatures drop and your pond freezes over, the right equipment and precautions should be considered so that your fish and plants can survive. Additionally, other water features such as fountains and statuary should […]

Preparing your Aquatic Plants for the Big Chill

Aquatic Plants in Winter

As the cooling temperatures of autumn give way to the freezing temperatures of winter, it’s important to take the necessary measures to ensure your aquatic plants are preserved and cared for so that they are healthy and ready for spring. Moreover, preparing your plants for winter also means caring for your pond, since organic decay and […]

Aerate and Accentuate your Pond with a Pond Spitter!

Pond Spitters are multifunctional accents for ponds and water gardens because they are crafted to be appealing, whimsical figurines that not only serve as cute decorations, but also as aerators for your water feature. Through the steady stream of fresh, oxygenated water that they “spit” out of their mouths into your pond water, these happy […]

Choosing the Right Pump for Your Water Feature

Waterfall Pump

This article will help you determine what size pump to use and which pump is the most energy efficient for your pond or water garden. When owning or maintaining a water feature, one of the most important factors is determining the right size pump to ensure a sufficient amount of water circulates throughout the entire feature. […]

Advantages of Using a Pond Vacuum to Maintain your Pond

Pond Equipment - Vacuum

Maintaining your pond over time is essential to the vitality of its ecosystem. Both the cleanliness of your pond and its aquatic life depend on it. There are numerous methods of maintenance that often work best in conjunction, including the use of water treatments, aeration, water changes, and various filtration methods. However, when it comes […]

Complement your Home or Office with a Patio Pond

Patio Pond

Do you enjoy the presence of ponds and water gardens but have limited space for installing one in your yard? Perhaps you already have a pond but are interested in an additional water feature that is both lightweight and portable to supplement the ambiance of your home. Thankfully, the soothing sights and sounds of moving […]

Pond Liner Installation Tips

Pond Liners

Now that we’re in the full swing of spring, it’s a great time for prospective pond owners to think about which type of pond liner they will want to use when building their ponds. Additionally, it’s important to know how to properly lay the liner. We would like to share with you some information about […]

Waking Up Your Pond for Spring

Spring is an exciting time for pond owners. With the increasing temperatures and sunshine comes the increased activity in ponds. Whether or not you have fish and plants in your pond, there are numerous ways to ensure that your pond stays in prime condition. We would like to share with you some tips on how […]

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