Monthly Archives

January 2009

Pond Supplies – A Must For Your Pond

By Guest Articles

Pond supplies are an important aspect for all pond owners. It is important for you to keep your pond clean as well as preserve your pond and add necessary supplies when required. Mentioned below are few pond supplies that are a requisite for every pond…

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Steps of the Pond Nitrogen Cycle

By Guest Articles

Did you know that manmade ponds rely on the same ecosystem principles that natural ponds do? Yes, for any manmade pond to thrive it must mirror the ecosystem of the natural world. One aspect of this is a pond nitrogen cycle. Understanding how this cycle…

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Prepare Pond for Fall and Winter

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Fall is arriving and it is time to prepare your pond for fall and winter.  Pond netting, aeration and deicers are important items to consider when preparing your pond for the winter. Pond Netting: If you are in a wooded area or in an area…

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Easy Pond And Water Garden Construction

By Guest Articles

Today’s successful water garden usually is designed as an ecosystem that uses a balance between fish, plants and bacteria keeping the water clear. The type of pond I’m talking about is self-contained (not fed by a spring or stream) and between 100-900 sq ft; a…

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Natural Pond Filters

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Cleaning the pond regularly is essential for the healthy growth of the local pond ecosystem in your garden. The pond in your garden is a representative of a very complex habitat and the small and big creatures living there need a fresh and clean environment….

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A Backyard Fish Pond

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Water gardens and backyard ponds are for butterflies, frogs, birds, fish, you, and the whole family. These ponds may be small, may even be no larger than 3 to 4 feet in diameter. These may be built in patio containers and barrels. Drawing wildlife in…

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Ten Steps to a Thriving, Self-contained Pond

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Creating a beautiful pond in your backyard with fish, a fountain, waterfalls and aquatic plants is an extremely rewarding and fulfilling hobby. By following a few fishpond guidelines, you can enjoy a private, secluded getaway that will melt away everyday stress with each passing fish….

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The Importance Of A Pond Pump

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A pond pump plays a major role in any man made pond, with out one the risk of the pond becoming stagnant is greatly increased due to the water standing still over a long period of time with little or no movement. A pond pump…

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Tips On How To Build A Pond

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A pond is not only a stunning garden feature but is also a wonderful wildlife habitat, attracting birds, insects and many other animals. Building a pond from scratch can seem a daunting task however it need not be, having the correct equipment and understanding what…

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Koi Pond: Filter Vs. Fish

By Guest Articles, Pond Maintenance

There are many different types of filters available today for koi ponds which require regular cleaning. The decaying fish waste and pond debris need to be removed from the filter, flushed and cleaned with a garden hose – a labor intensive, stinky, filthy, disgusting job…

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Koi Pond: Oxygen Levels

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Adequate oxygen is essential for the health and survival of your koi fish and other pond creatures. As pond life utilizes the oxygen content of the water, it needs to be replaced. Oxygen enters the water where these two contact each other – primarily at…

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Easy ways to build home ponds

By Guest Articles

Having a pond in the backyard will definitely be an eye catching sight for everyone. The sound of water, beautiful fishes and exotic plants all makes your mind cool and relaxed besides feeling fresh. So if you think you can feel fresh, relaxed and cool…

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Heating your Koi Pond

By Guest Articles

There are many reasons for heating your koi pond,maybe you just want to see your enjoy your pond in all seasons.Whatever your reason we just want to give you some insight to make it easy to accomplish. There is now new technology,enery efficient heaters being…

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Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner

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Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner A pond liner is a flexible waterproof membrane that covers the floor and the sides of a pond excavation. There are several different kinds to choose from. Polyethylene is useful when sandwiched between two layers of soil,…

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Water Ponds – Diatribe of Redundancy

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Regrettably, no one coming from the interior design and gardening world ever gets its terms they use approved by an English major. We could then point out that the “water ponds is just a little redundant. It begs the question; do we really need the…

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