Pond Design Tips – Getting Started

One of the hottest trends for home owners today is the addition of a backyard pond or watergarden on their property.  Small ponds provide a wonderful esthetic addition to a home, and they also create a relaxing oasis for people who want to get away from the rest of the world for awhile.

When you’re considering a watergarden for your backyard one of the most important parts of the process is to come up with a design that not only looks great but it also needs to work, or function great as well.

In this particular article we won’t go into the nuts and bolts of pond design and building but we will address some of the fundamental things that you’ll want to keep in mind as you lay things out.

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A Pond Aerator Or Aerating Fountain – What’s Best?

Many pond owners now understand the importance of having a good aeration system in place because it provides significant support in managing the pond.  Fish are protected, water quality can be improved and maintained, and overall the pond just becomes easier to keep in better shape.

But the question often comes up, what type of aerator would work best in my pond?  In this article, we’ll sort out the various types of aerators available today, and discuss where each one will work best.

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Farm Pond Algae Control

Every summer the ponds around us turn green.  Some don’t of course but many do and the culprit is some type of pond algae.  Algae is on of the oldest forms of life on earth and it thrives when certain conditions are met and farm ponds just happen to have many of these in abundance. …

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Is A Pond Vacuum The Best Tool For A Cleaner Water Garden?

If you’ve ever had to clean your pond out from time to time (and most likely you have) then you know it’s not the most enjoyable job.  A pond vacuum can make the task quite a bit easier but it’s important to choose and use the one that’s best suited to your needs and in truth, they’re not all created equal.  Let’s explore some of the more common options and how they differ from one another.

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