How to Prepare Your Pond for a Freeze


Every season brings different perks as well as challenges to a pond owner. In the fall, pond maintenance means getting ready for freezing weather. There are several reasons for this. When temperatures drop, pond water features could be damaged if water freezes solid. The same thing is true of pond pumps and filters. And of course, plants and fish need to be properly cared for if they are to survive the winter. To make sure both your pond inhabitants and its accessories have a long life, you must take time each fall to prepare your pond for the upcoming winter. This infographic explains in just three simple steps how to prepare pond decorations, water features, pumps, and filters for freezing weather.