As 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
As 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
As a responsible pond owner, you have done your homework. You’ve winterized your backyard – shut down the pond water features, stopped feeding the fish, and invested in a good aerator. You are to be commended; winter pond maintenance can be a difficult job, but it will keep your pond healthy through the coldest months. But don’t forget that the reason you have a backyard pond is to enjoy it! Don’t winterize your pond and forget about it; enjoy it this winter! Read more Winter Tips for Enjoying Your Pond – Go Beyond Simple Maintenance
Want to enjoy your pond year-round? Roughly 30% of pond owners keep their ponds running during the winter months. Here’s are a few items you need to watch out for, because running a winter pond is tricky. Here’s how to Winterize Your Backyard Pond for Beauty.
Since many ponds across the US and Canada are susceptible to freezing during the winter months, pond owners are encouraged to practice proper backyard pond maintenance in order to protect them from damage caused by the freezing temperatures. Even the frost brought on by winter can be enough to cause freezing damage to pond equipment and other pond decorations. Read more Keep Your Pond Running Throughout the Winter — To a Point