I had a reader who wrote, "Can I can turn my swimming pool into a pond because we got tired of swimming in it?"Here's my response:Sure you can, but... The decision point though is what kind of pond you're looking for. If you're looking for … [Read more...] about Can I Turn My Swimming Pool Into A Pond?
You've probably heard somebody say they used bluestone for getting rid of algae in ponds or you've read somewhere about this miraculous method. Let's put our enthusiasm aside for a few brief moments and consider the reality of what happens when … [Read more...] about Be Careful When Using Bluestone For Pond Algae Control
Feeding water lilies is as easy as understanding that water lilies are greedy feeders! Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay If you want blooms, you have to feed. There is no other way to write this other than to say that I … [Read more...] about Two Easy Ways For Feeding Water Lilies
Water gardening in containers is pretty easy gardening. After all, a pond is simply a big container. You have to pick your container (obviously you pick something you like the look of) and it has to be waterproof. I personally like clay pots … [Read more...] about Six Critical Things For Water Gardening in Containers
Water Lettuce(Pistia stratiodes)is a tender zone 9 tropical that grows in a similar manner to a hyacinth. The trailing roots function in much the same way as a fish food and fish haven. The major difference is that the lettuce doesn't flower and … [Read more...] about How To Successfully Grow Water Lettuce In The Backyard Pond
Overwintering water lilies isn't all that difficult. There is only one major rule you have to remember, don't freeze them. They might survive freezing, but the odds are that they wont. Growing in Depressions in the Liner? If your lilies are growing … [Read more...] about Doug’s Easy System For Overwintering Waterlilies