Winter Tips for Enjoying Your Pond – Go Beyond Simple Maintenance

Winter Tips for Enjoying Your PondAs a responsible pond owner, you have done your homework. You’ve winterized your backyard – shut down the pond water features, stopped feeding the fish, and invested in a good aerator. You are to be commended; winter pond maintenance can be a difficult job, but it will keep your pond healthy through the coldest months. But don’t forget that the reason you have a backyard pond is to enjoy it! Don’t winterize your pond and forget about it; enjoy it this winter! Read more Winter Tips for Enjoying Your Pond – Go Beyond Simple Maintenance

Protecting Pond Water Features Throughout Winter

Protect Pond Water Features in Winter, Pond Water FeaturesIf you live in an area that experiences freezing winter weather, you have likely already taken steps to prepare and protect your backyard pond’s water features. Fall is the best time to remove, clean, and store pond filters, pumps, and pond décor. But once everything is cleaned and stored, does that mean you can forget about your pond until spring? Not at all! Read more Protecting Pond Water Features Throughout Winter

Should I Run My Waterfall in Winter?

 

Should I Run My Waterfall in Winter?Winter is a wonderful time of year that provides beautiful snowscapes.  Often times, people are unsure about what to do with their waterfalls in more frigid temperatures.  Here are a few things to consider to help you to determine if your waterfall should be run on your water feature during winter. Read more Should I Run My Waterfall in Winter?

Guide to Lake Management: How to Winterize Surface and Sub Surface Aerators

Aerate Your Lake in Winter, Sub Surface AeratorsWinterkill. A dreaded term in lake management used to describe a massive toll on the fish population of a lake due to ice cover. One of the best ways to prevent winterkill is to prepare for winter by removing and/or moving any lake aerators. Read more Guide to Lake Management: How to Winterize Surface and Sub Surface Aerators

How to Protect Your Fountain in Winter

How to Protect Your Fountain in Winter

Winter is a beautiful time of year and with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it  can be easy to overlook winter preparation for your fountain.  If you live in areas where you do not anticipate temperatures to drop to freezing, you can maintain your fountain as usual; however, if you live in areas that are anticipating freezing temperatures, you should winterize your fountain to protect the fountain and its components.  Luckily, winter fountain maintenance is simple and can be completed in a short period of time with these three simple steps. Read more How to Protect Your Fountain in Winter

How to Prepare a Lake for Winter

How to Prepare a Lake for Winter

Winters on a lake can be slow, but that is not to underestimate amount of activity that is occurring under the water.  Year round a lake supports the ecosystem with fish, plants, and a natural resource for wildlife and waterfowls.  By taking a few steps, this home for so many and your lake equipment will be safe.  In preparing your lake for winter, here are a few things to consider for the health of your lake. Read more How to Prepare a Lake for Winter