The fall pond service, or pond winterization service, for most backyard ponds is an important component in keeping a healthy and balanced pond all year round. The pond winterization service should not be overlooked or discounted by pondowners. The pond winterization service is a vital preparation for your pond as it is heading into some… Read more »
Category: POND MAINTENANCE
It grows almost everywhere on the planet. It provides food and shelter. It can live in peaceful symbiosis or quickly kill its host. It can reproduce at stunningly fast rates turning the surrounding environment red, blue, brown, and green. It can glow at night. It can float freely and sporadically or attach itself to a… Read more »
“People who claim they do not let the little things bother them, have never slept in a room with one mosquito.” “What’s the New Jersey state bird?” …the mosquito. “The best blood at sometime will get into a fool, or a mosquito.” “There are only 2 of God’s creations I don’t understand, poison ivy and… Read more »
Bakki shower filtration is a fairly new approach to pond filtration here in the United States, yet it has enjoyed some popularity in Japan and the UK for some time now. Bakki showers would seem comparable, in concept, to the familiar “trickle” type filters that are well known in the pond and aquarium industry; but… Read more »
In many parts of the US the beginning of spring also triggers the beginning of pond season. Some may even think that pond season triggers spring! Who really knows?
Duck Ponds, Ponds and ducks, they are perfect together. Or are they? Most constructed backyard ponds are designed and built with the intention of keeping fish and plants, not ducks. So what do we do when a pair of local ducks decides to make our pond their home? Enjoy it for a short time, take… Read more »
How to quarantine your pond fish is a common question koi keepers ask. For 40 days and nights it rained upon the earth clearing evil from the face of the earth Moses spent 40 days and nights on Mount Sinai receiving God Israelites wandered the wilderness for 40 years Jesus spent 40 days in the… Read more »
Q: What is a pond skimmer? A: One job description lower than a pool boy. Skimming, whether you’re talking about ponds or not, is a method of filtration. Filtration is a method of removal. So when you hear about people in trouble because of skimming money it is not actually much of a play on… Read more »
“The world’s most expensive water bowl”. Sometimes that is how my pond seems to me. I have on many occasions watched my cat Pippin interact with my pond.
I always felt that raccoons got an unfair bad rap when it comes to ponds. Prior to any pond installation I always have a consultation with my customers and we talk about the “facts of life” when it comes to owning a pond.