How To Make Your Backyard Pond Look More Attractive & Natural – 7 Simple Solutions
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How To Make Your Backyard Pond Look More Attractive & Natural – 7 Simple Solutions

Backyard ponds are refreshing and beautiful water features that can be added to almost any type of landscape. It can sometimes be difficult, however, to build a pond that lives up to your aesthetic expectations. When this happens, it’s useful to know a few tips on how to make any backyard pond look better and…

How To Keep Your Pond Cool In Summer & Extreme Heat Waves
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How To Keep Your Pond Cool In Summer & Extreme Heat Waves

Backyard ponds, like all small bodies of water, are particularly susceptible to drastic changes in temperature. In the hot summer months, this means overheating which can have deadly consequences for your pond and all the living things within it. This has become especially important in recent years as much of the world is experiencing hotter…

Can Fish Eat Bread? Why This Common Food Is Killing Your Fish (And Your Pond)
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Can Fish Eat Bread? Why This Common Food Is Killing Your Fish (And Your Pond)

I have many fond memories as a child of going to the local pond with my parents and feeding ducks and other wildlife pieces of stale bread from the pantry. I know now as an adult that feeding bread to birds is bad, but what about fish? I never really considered that fish were eating…

Backyard Pond Cost Per Year – Maintenance & Cleaning Costs Breakdown
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Backyard Pond Cost Per Year – Maintenance & Cleaning Costs Breakdown

All too often, people put a lot of time and effort into building their dream backyard pond without considering the cost that goes into maintaining it every year. So what does a backyard pond cost per year? The average cost for maintaining a backyard pond is roughly $2,500 per year. This cost figure comes from…

What To Put In Your Backyard Pond
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What To Put In Your Backyard Pond

When you build a backyard or garden pond, you’re building an entire ecosystem that will become the home to countless organisms. In order for it to all come together, you need to supplies and materials for the job. When building a backyard pond, you should plan to put in pond liner, rocks, soil, pumps, filters,…

5 Best Pond Vacuums for Small Ponds: Effective & Affordable!
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5 Best Pond Vacuums for Small Ponds: Effective & Affordable!

Sludge – even the word is gross, and it’s gross when it accumulates at the bottom of your backyard pond. It’s why it’s so important to clean your pond regularly, with the right vacuum for its size – and for your budget and time constraints. Smaller, cheaper and hose-operated vacuums are best for small ponds,…