Archive of the Category 'Pond News'

Tips for a Healthy Summertime Pond

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Reprinted from Aquascape The beauty and joy of a pond makes summer more memorable and relaxing! Make sure your water feature is healthy and functioning optimally throughout the warmer months. When water temperature rises above 80 degrees this summer, it’s important to keep a few things in mind. Health of Your Pond Fish Keep an […]

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Tips for Planting Your Pond

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Reprinted from Aquascape From colorful water lilies that dance on the pond’s surface to aquatic Forget-Me-Nots that hug the edges of your water garden, it’s the amazing pond plants that put the “garden” in “water garden.” You can apply many of the same tips and guidelines you use to create your terrestrial flower beds. Things […]

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A Challenge for the PondMeister

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

A customer recently posed an interesting question: how to cover an unsightly area where there was an old diving board and a power box. The area looked like this: The Pondmeister accepted the design challenge! He suggested using an Aquascape Patio Pond to cover the diving board area and a faux log cover for the electrical […]

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Aquascape Tips for Fall and Winter Pond Maintenance

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Have you ever noticed that your pond water is clearer in the fall? This is typically due to cooler temperatures and full, lush plants. To keep your pond looking its best throughout the fall and winter season, follow our helpful, easy-to-follow fall and winter pond maintenance tips. Fall and Winter Pond Maintenance – Prune yellowing […]

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Add a Fountain Feature!

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

I’ve been watching a neighbor’s landscaping project over the summer. They have done a lovely job with pavers, plantings, and lighting. The final touch was addition of stone bubbling fountains, one in front of the house and one on the back patio. As I walk by ( and peek!) I am enchanted by the sight […]

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Pond Pumps - Understanding the Basics

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Pond pumps and plumbing make up the circulatory system of a water feature and are key to the aesthetics of your pond. More importantly, they supply the system with necessary oxygen levels and keep the water circulating. Familiarize yourself with these terms as you get to know more about your pump. GPH: The term “gallons […]

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PondoVac 5 - The Latest from Oase

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Pondovac 5 is the latest in pond vacuum products from Oase. It offers full power without interruption, thanks to separate suction and pump function.  It provides maximum suction depth of 8 ft (2.5 m). The multi-function PondoVac 5 vacuum thoroughly and effortlessly removes debris and silt from ponds or pools, or from wet floors […]

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How Many Fish for Your Pond?

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

While fish certainly bring joy to any pond, they can also bring headaches to water quality if you go overboard when stocking fish. Too many fish creates an imbalance in the pond’s ecosystem so you’ll want to make sure you know about the number and size of fish in your water garden. Obviously, the pond needs […]

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The Most Effective Way to Filter Pond Water

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Reprinted from the Aquascape Blog One of the common misconceptions consumers have today about pond ownership is that maintenance is tedious and time consuming. This simply isn’t true when proper steps are taken to create an ecosystem pond that works with Mother Nature, not against her. In addition to plants, fish, aeration, rocks and gravel, […]

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Planting Water Lilies

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Reprinted from the Aquascape blog. Colorful lilies transform your pond into a beautiful water garden. Read on for great tips from the Aquascape experts. Two basic methods exist for planting water lilies. You can incorporate plant pockets within the pond itself, or use Aquatic Plant Pots. The method you choose should be considered prior to pond […]

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