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WATER GARDEN PONDS AND RAINY DAYS

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 28th, 2009 | 11 Comments on WATER GARDEN PONDS AND RAINY DAYS

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Driven inside. Yes, believe it or not another New Jersey rainy day in the summer of 2009. You know my pond work is outdoors most of the time so I only get rained out by heavy rain with thunder and lighting, and that’s what we have today in New Jersey. So, it’s a good excuse to give the pond construction crew a day of rest, and the pond maintenance services tech a day to cool off too. But for me I just find another way to work, and this seems like a golden opportunity to talk about ponds and watergardens and how rain can affect them. Full Service Aquatics customers come to expect clear water in their ponds on a consistent basis, and that’s what we deliver to them, but there has to be an exception made when Mother Nature decides to drop that wonderfully precious, nutrient rich rainwater from the sky. Rainwater is one of our greatest gifts but water full of nutrient is not always great for our koi ponds and water gardens, especially in great quantities.

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THE POWER OF A POND

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 16th, 2009 | No Comments on THE POWER OF A POND

When I first got involved with ponds I don’t think I fully realized how encompassing the subject of ponds, watergardens, and waterfalls is. For me personally; ponds have actually become central to how I live my life and spend my days whether it be for business, recreation, or family time. The influence that ponds have over my psyche is pretty dominating. Being aware of this fact about myself, it only was natural for me to start to look outside of my experiences with ponds, waterfalls, water gardens, koi ponds, and water features in general, and to look further as to how it affects others regardless of if it is their first experience with a pond or they have many decades of experience with ponds; I look at what type of reaction it creates in people with the same interest.

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WELCOME TO THE LOVEYOURPOND BLOG

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 16th, 2009 | 2 Comments on WELCOME TO THE LOVEYOURPOND BLOG

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Welcome to the LOVE YOUR POND blog. Start date 9/09. I hope you will find this blog entertaining, informative, and worthy of your time reading it. The blog is dedicated to all things aquatic, and we will discuss topics that will range from water gardening to fish breeding, aquarium keeping to filtration systems, the backyard pond to public botanical gardens, water conservation to rainbarrels. As this blog develops it will become a wealth of information for the reader and we encourage your feedback on all topics too, together we can make this something great! My goal will be to keep this blog updated often, and topical; your feedback will keep this author on his fingertips and create the outlet for more topics to be developed and discussed here. This blog will not only cover the success and sunny side of all things aquatic, it will delve into the difficulties of this passion and the realities of this passion which are not always easy topics when writing about a passion.

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