Category: AQUATIC PLANTS

POND NETTING, WHAT TYPE OF POND NETTING IS BEST?

pond netting

Pond netting is not all the same. Do you have questions about what type of pond netting is best for your pond? You’re not alone. Here is a great question that came into Full Service Aquatics website. Q: What type of netting is best for a pond 5′ by 10′? There are so many online… Read more »

INTERNATIONAL WATER GARDEN SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM 2016 REVIEW

It could have happened just about anywhere on the planet there is a strong connection to the world of water gardening; but the International Water Gardening Society’s Annual Symposium took place in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula in 2016. The IWGS Symposium attendees on one hand lay somewhere between an assemblage of botanists, horticulturalists, aquatic plant breeder/growers… Read more »

CAN I BRING MY WATER LETTUCE INDOORS FOR WINTER?

water lettuce

Question: Can I bring my water lettuce indoors for the winter and put them in my fish aquarium until Spring? Answer: Some questions don’t have a clear cut answer, but the short of this answer is YES, you can bring water lettuce indoors for the winter months. With that advice let’s clarify the answer. If… Read more »

HOW TO CONTROL STRING ALGAE IN YOUR KOI POND AND WATER GARDEN

blanket algae

Hey pond keepers we all have to deal with string algae in your koi pond and water garden at some point. String algae happens to the best of us be if a big pond or small pond, a professionally installed pond or the backyard DIY pond. String algae in your koi pond and water garden… Read more »

HOW TO BUILD A WATER GARDEN KOI POND IN NEW JERSEY

Pond Renovation Project in New Jersey

So you are planning to build and install a pond in New Jersey? That is exciting news, you are in for many wonderful experiences and adventures with a new pond installation. Here are some things you need to know about building a pond in New Jersey. Building a pond, a successful pond, can be a… Read more »

NEW POND SYNDROME A.K.A. GREEN WATER

new pond syndrome

It seems these days we have a syndrome syndrome going on. There is this kind of syndrome, and then there is that kind of syndrome. New syndromes are being created and classified on an ongoing basis. The good news is as they create these new syndromes there is a cure for the syndrome in a… Read more »

WATERCRESS, SIMPLE AMAZING WATERCRESS, THE REAL STORY!

Watercress. What is watercress anyway? Is there such thing as rockcress or maybe landcress? How about outerspace cress? Cress, really?      Yes, cress, really. There is landcress! There is rockcress! There is NOT outerspacecress, and I am sorry if that disappoints you. Truth is that cress, watercress primarily, played a huge and often times important… Read more »

THE POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST EPISODE 2, SPRING POND CARE TIPS

Listen in on The POND HUNTER Radio Broadcast Episode 2 on Spring pond care tips. Join Mike Gannon and special guest Chris Tallarico from the NJ Pond Guys as they discuss Spring pond care. Tips and considerations on opening your pond, servicing equipment, aquatic plant care, and fish care guidelines. Click the link below and… Read more »

NEW! POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST ON PONDS AND WATER GARDENS

We all love koi ponds, water gardens, water features, and all things aquatic right? We are all pretty much aquatically obsessed! If you have found yourself “In The Pursuit Of All Things Aquatic”, then you gonna love this! Get ready to tune into an online streaming radio show created just for you and all who… Read more »

PARROTFEATHER FOR THE WATER GARDEN

parrotfeather myriophyllum aquaticum

Parrotfeather! Half the fun of acquiring this water garden plant is the appeal of its name. Parrotfeather is a semi-emergent aquatic weed, unwelcome in most natural waterways, with the only trait slightly resembling the feathering of a parrot would be its green coloration; and that’s given that the parrot in question is a green one!… Read more »