Pond Heaters For Winter Warmth

perfect climate pond heaterPond heaters are now commonly put into use as winter weather arrives in many parts of the country. And although it’s a simple and affordable device it can pay off handsomely when it’s installed in a small koi or fish pond.

For many people, wintertime means their ponds will be shut down, covered over, drained, and put to bed for a few months. If one has fish, they are often moved indoors and held in temporary tanks.

Others however are finding enjoyment in their water gardens throughout the seasons including the frosty days from November through Febuary. If your pond is set up right for it, wintering fish outside isn’t much of a problem and in some settings a pond heater will be an important tool to use.

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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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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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Preparing Your Pond For Fall

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in most parts of the country but for pond owners, it can be a time of great challenge. With every change in the weather, your pond can be affected too.

While it’s not possible to hold off what Mother Nature brings along for your pond, with some simple steps you can deal with just about anything and keep your water garden in good shape. This is really important if you have fish or other living things in the pond because they’ll be more affected by seasonal changes than anything else.

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