Tag Archives: 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?

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

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

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