Pondliner.com Reference Section
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Hardy Water Lilies Once winter approaches and the water temperature of the pond drops, the hardy lilies automatically go dormant. If any new leaves appear, they will be very small and will remain under the water, close to the soil. … Continue reading
Are your fish and plants ready for cold weather? Right now, most of us are getting ready for fall by pulling up faded annuals, mulching perennial beds and raking leaves. Autumn clean-up comes almost instinctively to seasoned gardeners. But what about the water garden? … Continue reading
Why is aeration necessary in my pond? Fish, snails, and tadpoles all need oxygen to survive underwater. The invisible life, like bacteria, that keep the pond water clean also require oxygen to keep the pond healthy. Oxygen enters the pond by diffusing into … Continue reading
Although your pond is dormant during the winter months, it’s still important to keep up with routine maintenance. Try these simple pond winterization maintenance activities to save yourself time and money come springtime. Let Light In After you shovel your … Continue reading
The holidays have passed, which means the snow and ice have officially arrived, marking the start of winter. If keeping up with pond maintenance through the winter is on your New Year’s resolution list, read below to find the most … Continue reading
While you might think pond lights are just for decoration, they can actually serve a greater purpose in your backyard. Usually, people who invest in pond lights and spotlights are hoping to add a focal point to their backyard pond. … Continue reading
A sudden freeze hits your backyard pond, cracking your old submersible pond pump. This is not uncommon when you have an older unit that has been in your pond for several years. But, the after-effects can sometimes seem catastrophic for … Continue reading
Fall is the perfect time of year to start planning updates for your pond. Not only does it give you plenty of time to make a well thought out plan, but it’s also right around the holiday season when you … Continue reading
Feeling a little uneasy about leaving your fish in your backyard pond or water garden this winter? It’s common to feel a little guilty about leaving your fish exposed to frigid temperatures and harsh weather conditions. Believe it or not, … Continue reading
Winter is a time for dormancy for your water garden, but the affects the weather has can be dangerous for the life within your pond. Luckily, there are ways to protect your pond from the adverse weather winter brings, so … Continue reading
When summer winds down and fall is in full swing, it’s time to start prepping your backyard pond or water garden for the cooler months ahead. Don’t feel overwhelmed, the fall season gives you enough time to space out your … Continue reading
If you live in a climate that endures harsher winters, you’re probably wondering whether your fish can survive the cold. While deeper ponds are better for fish than shallow water gardens, there are some precautions you can take to keep … Continue reading
If you’re backyard water feature is a small water garden, you might be wondering why a pond pump is necessary. You don’t have fish or a large amount of water, so what good can a pond pump do for you? … Continue reading