When winter sets in for the colder zones, we all have to reel in and winterize most of our backyard living accessories like rain barrels. It becomes time to store this, or tarp over that, put away and shut things down.
Month: February 2011
GRASS CARP FOR YOUR POND
Triploid grass carp, Diploid grass carp, white amur….not very alluring names for a fish that one may want to stock their natural pond with. Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) are not really the greatest looking fish to keep in your pond and on top of that they are certainly not easy to acquire, and would probably… Read more »
HOW TO WINTERIZE A WATER GARDEN
The water gardening season always seems to pass by a little too quickly. It seems that just as the water garden is looking at its fullest and best the autumn and winter are lurking just around the next calendar page.
HOW TO WINTERIZE A TROPICAL LILY
For water gardeners in the colder regions, the hot summer months are high time to get the most enjoyment out of our water gardens. For water gardeners of the colder regions to enjoy the classic water lily with its floating leaves and colorful fragrant blooms; they have to keep hardy lilies that will make it… Read more »
WINTER CLEAR WATER
Why is my pond water sooo clear when it starts getting cold out? I hear this question every year as the temperatures being to fall and the pond season in the northeast starts to come to an end. It is a good question too.