Water Garden Maintenance

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How to Winterize Water Features in Your Yard

Follow these steps to ensure your water features are protected all season!

Cleaning Your Garden Pond

Filtering is part of pond maintenance.

Algae Control in Ponds

Algae are an important component of the natural nutrient cycles in ponds.

Pond Algae Control and the Significance of pH

These two factors are integral to the health of your pond.

Common Pond Problems

How to deal with common pond problems.

Submersible Pond Pump Maintenance

Submersible pond pumps are best suited for small to medium-sized ponds.

pH Levels, Nitrites, Nitrates: What It All Means for Your Water Garden

Balanced pond water is not only necessary for the health of your pond's plant and animal life, it's attractive

Seasonal Care for Your Water Garden

A well-planned and established water garden will pretty much take care of itself, but it still requires

Pond Care: Algae Identification

Pond care algae are harmless single-cell organisms that can help maintain your pond's ecosystem, provided

Pond Filter Cleaning and Maintenance

The pond filter is an important part of maintaining a crystal clear pond. This article will go over a

Pond Water Testing Ensures Pond Ecosystem Health

Testing your pond water is an important step in keeping your pond's ecosystem healthy and free from undesirable

Pond Algae Treatment: Natural Options

Pond algae treatment can come in many forms. But using the natural way of treating algae overgrowth has

Rid Your Pond Of String Algae

Pond string algae, also known as blanket weed, are considered as pond scum. These filamentous algae resemble

How To Kill Pond Algae; Not Plants

To kill pond algae can often result in some collateral damage, particularly in other plants that lie

Fish Pond Algae Removal Tips

Pond algae removal is important for the proper maintenance of ponds, particularly new ones. Overgrowth

Pond Cleaning Equipment Options

Pond cleaning equipment must be handy if you have a pond at home. It is nice to have a pond in the backyard

Water Garden Pond Liner: Fix Common Problems

Water garden pond liners are great for quickly creating a beautiful pond. However, there are some basic

How Outdoor Pond Filters Work

The key to maintaining an outdoor pond is to use the correct outdoor pond filters, which will accommodate

Effective Pond Filter Material: Coarse and Fine Options

When maintaining a water garden or any kind of outdoor pond, filtration is essential to the health and

Wet/Dry Vacuum Pond Cleaning Instructions

A wet dry vacuum cleaner can be very useful when your pond has accumulated too much rotting vegetation

Pond Aeration Instructions

Pond aeration is the single most important factor in the success of your pond. One of the critical components

Maintaining a Waterfall Pump

The waterfall pump in your backyard water feature is an integral component that ensures the smooth flowing

How to Find and Fix a Pond Leak

It can be great fun to create a pond on your property but what happens when you get a pond leak? Although

How to Repair a Crack in a Concrete Pond

If you notice that your concrete pond is losing water, the concrete might have a crack in it. Concrete

How to Troubleshoot Your Pond Pump

Replacing a pond pump can prove to be expensive, so it’s always worth considering an extensive

How to Troubleshoot a UV Pond Light

Installing a UV pond light into your garden installation is a fantastic way of reducing pond algae. If

How to Winterize an Outdoor Fountain

An outdoor fountain can provide a touch of natural beauty that can last for many years. However, unless

How to Control Water Weeds

Water gardens can be difficult to maintain. You must control water weeds in order to maintain a healthy

Install an Electric Water Pump in Your Garden Pond

An electric water pump can turn an ordinary yard fountain into a moving piece of art. Your garden pond

Removing Wine Residue From Your Wine Barrel Planter

You can make a garden planter out of an old wine barrel, but purchasing them from a store can be expensive.

Repairing a Neglected Garden Pond

Q. I recently bought a house with a small natural pond in the backyard that is fed constantly by a spring.

Answers to Pond and Water Garden Questions

Q. The hole for my garden pond is ready for the liner, but I need some form of underlayment because

Pond Skimmer Filter Cleaning Instructions

A pond skimmer is essential tool in maintaining a clean, healthy garden pond free of debris, pests, and

Barley Straw Pond Treatment Instructions

When added to a pond, barley straw reduces algae and lessens suspended solids. Researchers know that