Tag Archives: Backyard Pond

Add Aeration to Your Pond with a Waterfall

Aeration is a key component to any water feature.  Aeration is the introduction of dissolved oxygen into the water.  It is simple to identify if aeration is being introduced to your pond.  Do you notice bubbles on the surface of your water from a fountain nozzle or waterfall?  If not, it is time to consider how you would like to add aeration to your pond. Read more Add Aeration to Your Pond with a Waterfall

What Role Do Plants Play in A Healthy Pond Ecosystem?

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Creating a Healthy Pond Ecosystem with Aquatic Plants and Other Products

Achieving and maintaining a healthy pond ecosystem is all but impossible without the help of pond plants and the right products or equipment. Aquatic vegetation provides biological filtration that helps remove everything from nitrogen to ammonia, and they also provide an added layer of protection and nourishment for your backyard ponds inhabitants. Read more What Role Do Plants Play in A Healthy Pond Ecosystem?

Pond Aeration Systems: Finding the Best Equipment

Pond AerationInstalling an aerator for pond has its advantages for your backyard pond. However, what equipment is required to increase the oxygen levels in the water? Since there is a variety of aeration equipment on the market, from aerators and spitters to waterfalls and nozzle kits, choosing the best aeration system for your pond can seem somewhat daunting at first. Read more Pond Aeration Systems: Finding the Best Equipment

Top 5 Fish to Keep in Your Backyard Pond

Top 5 Fish to Keep in Your Backyard PondTo many gardeners, a pond is just not a pond without at least a few fish. And yet, others hesitate to stock their pond with live fish due to concern over the amount of care they will need. If you choose the right species, though, fish do not need to be a burden, and can actually help keep your backyard pond healthy and free of annoying insects. Browse through our five favorite species to keep in DIY fish ponds, and see if there are any that you might want to add to your water garden!  Read more Top 5 Fish to Keep in Your Backyard Pond

How to Find Right Place for Your Backyard Pond- Infographics

backyard pondFind the right place for your backyard pond in 5 easy steps!

When starting the water garden planning process, choosing a suitable location should be your first step. There are a lot of factors to consider, including practical factors like the amount of shade, as well as aesthetic factors like how it will blend with its surroundings. With this easy-to-follow infographic, you will be able to quickly discern the right place for your backyard garden. Read more How to Find Right Place for Your Backyard Pond- Infographics