The topic and problem of pond scum is an issue that at some time or another, likely affects all pond owners. The problem with trying to fix or even diagnose an issue of pond scum is that it is used as a very loose term and many people will refer to floating aquatic plants, weeds,… Read more »
Tag: water gardens
I can honestly say that I am a person who keeps a good eye on my fish. After a good 30+ years of fish keeping to one degree or another I believe I have developed an eye for fish that is not your typical eye.
Could ultraviolet sterilizers possibly be the only type of filtration that is needed for a pond? Uh, no. Ultraviolet Sterilizers could possibly be the most misunderstood type of filtration for a pond.
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 »
It is drawing near the end of summer and it is time to make sure that your koi, goldfish, and pond fish are getting all the food that they care to enjoy right now! This time of year is an excellent time as a pond owner to take advantage of their voracious appetites
“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.
Even “In The Beginning” there was water. Water and humanity have shared a special relationship from the earliest memories of time, and this relationship will continue till death do we part. Man has sought to capture, control, manipulate, exploit, and even amuse himself with water since even the most primitive civilization first came into existence.
It was PONDEMONIUM baby!! Hosted in St. Charles, Ill also known as the water garden capital of the world, from August 5-8 2010; water garden and pond industry folks descended upon this small, historic, and charming town. Pond people running amuck, shovels crossing, dirt flying, water slopping, and fish flopping in the streets…can you imagine!!
A customer asked me “Do you install waterless waterfalls?” I’m pretty sure I answered, “Yes” Then I thought about it and re-answered, “No” Then changed my answer again to, “Well, I install PONDless waterfalls”….final answer. Customer replied, “Well, those are even better, them waterless waterfalls look like rock!” I laughed, I agreed, and we ended… Read more »
Ever consider harvesting from your pond? Many pond owners have harvested copious amounts of algae from their ponds, but how about something that you might actually be able to use to nourish your body and loved ones?