Summer is a great time to think about pond additions and enhancement Read more Making a Splash this Summer
Knowing how to select the correct waterfall pump for your pond can be a difficult task. There are several variables to consider, but this post will help make your selection simpler with 4 steps. You will need to know 4 factors when selecting a waterfall pump: the width of the waterfall, the water flow you would like, the height the waterfall will sit above the rest of the pond, and the distance from your pump to the top of the waterfall. Read more How to Pick the Right Waterfall Pump for Your Pond
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
Allowing pond water features to freeze solid during the winter is a danger to every aspect of a pond. How so? A dam – surface layer (the water will freeze horizontally rather than vertically) of ice blocks water flow, allowing the surface of the pond to become still and eventually freeze over. If not cared for, this can cause fish to die from a lack of oxygen or from the dropping temperatures. It also poses a danger to other pond accessories, like pumps and filters. Fortunately, there are some great options for winter-proofing pond water features. Read more Protect Your Pond’s Water Features from Freezing Weather
If you are considering adding a pond to your garden, or if you are considering adding a water feature to your existing pond—ask yourself, why? Usually, the answer is based on aesthetic reasons, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Pond water features like waterfalls and fountains add a distinct appeal to a water-garden. Read more Pond Water Features: More Than Just Nice to Look At!
The best thing about your backyard pond is that it is uniquely you. Your water gardening hobby reflects your personality, life, and vitality. You can make it even more unique by adding pond décor, water features, or even creative pond filtration systems. The tough part is deciding which feature to include! Read more 4 Features to Add to Your Backyard Pond this Spring