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How to Close Your Pond for Winter

How to Close Your Pond for WinterAs winter temperatures are beginning, it is time to start preparing your pond for winter.  The first thing to determine is what water temperatures you are anticipating in your area.  If you anticipate your pond to freeze solid or just the surface of your pond to freeze, your steps will be different. Read more How to Close Your Pond for Winter

Prepping for Closing Your Pond

Prepping for Closing Your PondAs cooler temperatures arrive, it is time to begin thinking about how to prepare for closing your pond for winter.  Depending on the region you live in and the temperatures you anticipate can alter the preparations you need to make before winter.  This information will focus on those areas which anticipate freezing temperatures, so if you do not anticipate this kind of weather, you can adjust your preparation needs.  Closing your pond is the process of winterizing your pond by preparing your pond pump, fish, and plants. Read more Prepping for Closing Your Pond

Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures Decline

Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures DeclineAs temperatures begin to decline, it is time to begin thinking about adjusting your fish feeding schedule.  As water temperatures cool, pond fish naturally adapt with the changing temperatures.  Their digestive systems are simple in structure, so it is best to adjust diets for them to help avoid sicknesses from over eating.  This water temperature guide is designed to help you determine the best care for your fish in the upcoming months.  If you do not have a way of determining water temperature, consider a floating pond thermometer. Read more Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures Decline

What Is Lake Turnover?

What Is Lake Turnover?Lake turnover is a natural phenomenon that can occur in any given lake during rapid changes in weather temperatures.  A turnover is the rapid mixing of lake water.  Turnover can have devastating effects on fish, plants, and amphibians that live in the lake.  Anytime a turnover occurs, dissolved oxygen levels can be at stake.  Learn how turnovers can happen and how to prevent their devastating effects. Read more What Is Lake Turnover?

How to Protect Your Pond Pump in Fall

How to Protect Your Pond Pump in FallFall is  great time of year to enjoy the outdoors.  Pond maintenance become simpler from summer’s maintaenance routine, but leaves falling into your pond can become a real concern.  Your pond pump needs to not be clogged with leaves to obstruct water flow.  pond boss has a few solutions to help protect your pump all season long: Pond Skimmer, pumpshield®, and Universal Pump Filter Box. Read more How to Protect Your Pond Pump in Fall

The Best Water Treatments to Use in Fall

The Best Water Treatments to Use in Fall

During the fall season people spend a lot of time outdoors, it can be hard to remember the need for fall pond maintenance in the midst of all of the seasons’ activities. No need to worry. Fall maintenance does not need to be all consuming and after a few tips you will be able to be back to fall festivals, football season, and holidays events in no time. One of the key components of the season’s maintenance is using the correct water treatments. Read more The Best Water Treatments to Use in Fall

Fall Lake Maintenance

Fall Lake Maintenance

Fall is a beautiful time of year to enjoy the outdoors and cooler temperatures. Spending time out on or around the lake can be a high priority for gatherings of family and friends. Plus, the colorful reflections on the water can’t be beat, and spending time outside before winter frigid winter temperatures is a must. Lake management this time of year can be fairly simple as long as you follow a few simple steps. Read more Fall Lake Maintenance

The 411 on Ponds in Fall

The 411 on Ponds in FallFall is undoubtedly a great time to enjoy your pond. With mild temperatures and the beautiful colors with the leaves changing, being outdoors during this season is a high priority for so many. Being out by the pond adds an extra excitement to your pond. It is a great time to enjoy all of your hard work this spring and summer through the maintenance and any additions you have made. Plus, all of those beautifully colored trees makes for some awesome reflections on the surface of the water. Here are our tips to make sure you are making the most out of your pond this fall. Read more The 411 on Ponds in Fall