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 »
Category: NATURAL PONDS
CAN I BRING MY WATER LETTUCE INDOORS FOR WINTER?
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 »
TADPOLES IN YOUR BACKYARD WATER GARDEN POND
I learned while researching this blog topic of tadpoles that the ancient Egyptians used the image of a tadpole in their system of hieroglyphics. I thought it was pretty cool that the tadpole made it into the sacred carvings of this ancient culture. The image of a tadpole was drawn to represent the number and… Read more »
NEW JERSEY POND DESIGNER SEEKING POND AND WATER FEATURE PROJECTS
New Jersey pond designer Mike Gannon of Full Service Aquatics is seeking new koi pond, water feature, and water garden projects for the new season. Are you considering a koi pond, water garden, or water feature for your New Jersey home or business?
FROGS AND BACKYARD WATER GARDEN PONDS
Let’s jump into the subject of frogs in the backyard water garden pond. Many pond owners will find themselves hosting a frog or more that has somehow found its way into your pond.
NEW POND SYNDROME A.K.A. GREEN WATER
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 »
HOW TO FIND A WATER GARDEN KOI POND CONTRACTOR
The time has finally come that you’ve made that decision to have a professional pond installation. Since you could not decide whether to have a water garden, a koi pond, or a killer waterfall display; you’ve opted to have all of them! You are going to get yourself a fusion water garden koi pond with… 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 »
THE POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST EPISODE 1, STEVE SHINHOLSER INTERVIEW
Join Mike Gannon as your host of The POND HUNTER radio broadcast. Tune in to this broadcast to hear about this new water garden and koi pond radio show. Guest Kathleen Micheline, long time pond hobbyist discusses her front yard water garden koi pond. Pond professional and owner of Premier Ponds, Steve Shinholser, calls in… Read more »