Black Koi Matter. Join the Karasu movement. Ask a koi keeper how they first became introduced to koi fish and they will likely recall a story of how they came across a pond, so long ago, that contained these delightfully colorful and friendly fish. Many koi keepers are drawn into the keeping of koi because… Read more »
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AUTISM AND KOI PONDS
Its has literally been described as an epidemic in the USA, autism. The statistics coming out each year are more staggering from one year to the next. Between the year 2000 and 2010 the rate of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) went up 119%. By some estimates, a devastating 1 in 45 American children are affected… Read more »
HOW TO DE-ICE YOUR KOI POND WATER GARDEN
The seasonal dynamics and beauty of pond keeping are just one of the many reasons to take up the enjoyment of being a koi pond water garden keeper. Each season brings with it a new pond keeping experience. Winter pond keeping holds a unique charm.
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 »
IS IT OK TO ADD NEW KOI TO THE POND IN THE FALL?
QUESTION: Hey Mike, is it ok to add new koi to the pond in the fall? ANSWER: Hey, thanks for reaching out! Great question. There are some benefits and some negatives to your question. One of the great things about getting new koi in the Fall is that you can find some great pricing on… Read more »
KOI POND AND WATER GARDEN CLUBS
Local koi pond and water garden clubs are the first ripple in getting to know your pond keeping community. Koi pond and water garden clubs are an invaluable resource for information on fish, plants, and how to manage your pond. Pond clubs are also a very fun outlet into the lifestyle of pond keeping…. 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 »
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.
HOW TO BUILD A WATER GARDEN KOI POND 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 »
POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST – POND BUILDING SECRETS AND TIPS
Check out Episode 6 of the Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast on pond building secrets from the pros. Mike Gannon is the host of the Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast, and is joined by award winning pond designer Chris Siewing from Natures Recreations. Mike and Chris will discuss best practices for creating a beautiful functional pond.