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What Happens to Pond Fish When It Gets Cold?

By |2023-09-27T07:59:58-04:00September 27th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care, Pond Design|

Ever wondered what your pond fish are up to when the chilly winds start blowing? Unlike us, they don’t have cozy homes to retreat to, but nature has got them covered. Let’s dive into the cool (literally!) life of pond fish during winter. Now, we all love the sunny days when our fish are all

Pond Algae Control 101

By |2023-08-30T11:20:06-04:00August 6th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

What is Pond Algae? The two most common types of algae found in ponds are suspended and string algae. Suspended algae, sometimes called “green water”, are single-celled organisms that reproduce at a rapid rate. Due to their tiny size, this algae type is capable of passing through most filtration systems. If the conditions are right,

Stormwater Management Near Me

By |2023-07-10T08:29:37-04:00May 26th, 2023|Stormwater Management|

  What is Stormwater Management? Stormwater management refers to the practices and systems put in place to control and mitigate the effects of rainfall runoff. When it rains, water accumulates on various surfaces like rooftops, roads, and driveways, creating stormwater runoff. If not managed properly, this runoff can lead to a multitude of problems, including

What is an Exploratory Pond Cleaning

By |2023-07-10T08:31:39-04:00April 3rd, 2023|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

We recommend exploratory pond cleanings when cleaning ponds we have not ever worked with or those we have not cleaned in the past two years. Keeping your pond in excellent shape is crucial to maintaining a healthy pond ecosystem. By doing an exploratory pond cleaning, we help secure the health and endurance of your pond.

How Long Will My Koi Live?

By |2023-07-10T08:36:21-04:00January 11th, 2023|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Water Features|

Before they became staple features of pond culture, koi fish were originally bred for food in Japan. That was until their beautiful features began to impress their breeders. Koi soon became highly regarded creatures and thus their journey into ponds around the world began. Koi are particularly notorious for their long lifespans. In ideal conditions,

How to Maintain a Running Winter Pond

By |2023-03-07T14:48:07-05:00November 25th, 2022|Pond and Fish Care|

When the temperature starts to plummet, pond owners ask themselves how they can keep their pond running properly during the winter months. Follow our winter tips to keep your pond running optimally throughout the season. Keep a hole in the pond ice Once the temperature starts to drop below freezing, you will notice the surface

Combating Brown Pond Water

By |2023-07-10T09:24:02-04:00November 3rd, 2022|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

While the fall season is most notable for painting the landscape with beautiful shades of red, yellow, and orange, this colorful season may also turn cause brown pond water–which is not quite as pretty. But not to worry, there is a logical explanation for this color change. Read on to find out why your pond

Fall Pond Care

By |2023-07-10T09:19:53-04:00October 8th, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Are you not sure what exactly you need for Fall Pond Care?  As pond owners, the fall season is our cue to begin putting our ponds to bed for winter. It is important that we take precautions to protect our landscapes from the harsh reality of winter. Water features in the landscape require special consideration

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