Tag Archives: Pond Maintenance

Water Quality Month

Water Quality MonthFrom the years 2005 to 2015 the United Nations call upon the world for an international decade of action call “Water for Life” to highlight the importance of water quality at the time and for years to come. They outline the need for change as “Declining water quality has become a global issue of concern as human populations grow, industrial and agricultural activities expand, and climate change threatens to cause major alterations to the hydrological cycle”. Out of this campaign, August was designated as Water Quality month. Read more Water Quality Month

Top Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer is here and it is time for barbecues, family trips, and fun in the sun. Ponds in the summer are a bit of a different story. They are experiencing high nutrient loads and too much sun. Here is your guide to combat these problems and get back to all of the fun activities you have planned. Read more Top Summer Maintenance Tips

Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

 

Water Treatments

Maintaining a pond when it comes to water treatments can see daunting at first. There are a lot of options out there, and you certainly don’t want to be using anything in excess or a product to solve a different problem than the one you maybe experiencing. This quick guide will match you with the product that you should be using based on what your are wanting to achieve from your pond. Read more Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

The Benefits of Registering Your Product

Product Registration

We specialize in premium quality water gardening products to create, maintain, and enhance your pond, fountain, or water feature. This means that when you purchase a pond boss® product, you are getting something that we stand behind as a quality product, and that is why product registration is so important. Product registration is a simple as 1, 2, 3 all we need to know is a little bit able your product, your water feature, and you, everything is included online on this easy to complete form. Read more The Benefits of Registering Your Product

How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log

 

It is time to be thinking about a reopening your pond to enjoy for the warmer seasons. This time of year is great for being outdoors.  We want to help make sure that enjoyment last throughout the year, and maintenance log can help you make sure you keep pond water balanced and healthy to stop problems before they even start. Read more How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log

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

Enjoy Your Pond More This Fall by Following Three Easy Steps

fall pond maintenance

It’s fall. The season brings relief from the heat of summer. Leaves change colors. Other plants start to go dormant. For those that own a pond, fall brings a new perspective and a new maintenance opportunity. This season is prime to complete some annual maintenance items on your backyard pond since fish and plant life are already slowing down. Plus, the cooler (but not too cold) temperatures make this the ideal time to work outside. Read more Enjoy Your Pond More This Fall by Following Three Easy Steps

A Simple Spring To-Do List for Your Water Garden

Water GardenSpring is just around the corner! Excitement is bubbling up in anticipation for enjoying your pond and water garden. Now is the time to do some regular maintenance and inspections, so that your pond is in peak condition. Planning ahead enables you to do all the things that you just didn’t have time to do last year—and then some! Follow this spring pond checklist to get your pond ready and working great just in time for spring. Your inner water gardener is calling! Read more A Simple Spring To-Do List for Your Water Garden

Toxic Gases in Your Pond

Your pond is an amazing ecosystem of fish, plants, and soothing running water. But did you know that is also home to toxic gases? Do you know the ways for preventing harmful toxic gases in your pond. These gases are part of the natural environment of your pond because your plants and fish produce them. Yet, these gases cause harm if they remain in your water. They need a way to escape to maintain the delicate balance of your pond.

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