The external pond pump is one of your best water garden investments. When compared to the smaller, less efficient submersible pond pumps, they work much more efficiently for medium (1000 gallons) or larger ponds. Frankly with small ponds, … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Your External Pond Pump
This front yard pond design functions well in several garden design ways. The first is to draw your attention to the front door. The second is to create a ton of interest in your garden along the way providing multiple views and points of … [Read more...] about A Superb Front Yard Pond Design
When it comes to dragonflies and the garden pond, there are a few things you need to know. The first is that these insects will usually come themselves if you provide the environment they want for breeding and living. And for the record - you do want … [Read more...] about Attracting and Keeping Dragonflies In The Backyard Pond
Growing Vallisneria or eel-grass is pretty simple stuff. It prefers a sandier bottom to establish its roots (this plant requires planting and is not a floater) Sun Levels Vallisneria or eel grass prefers full sunshine conditions and will develop … [Read more...] about Growing Vallisneria or Eel Grass For Great Pond Oxygenation
What is the best way to cool water in the backyard pond when it gets too hot? Doug says Well, I'm not sure it can get too hot for lilies unless you're growing them in a very small container out in the full sun. They adapt and absorb a ton of heat. … [Read more...] about How To Cool Water In The Backyard Pond?
Growing salvinia is a bit of a problem for us in ponds and you should understand a few things before you use this plant. In warmer areas, salvinia or water fern can become a serious invasive plant if ever allowed to escape into natural water sources. … [Read more...] about Growing Salvinia In The Backyard Pond