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…

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,…

Why Is My Pond’s Water Green?
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Why Is My Pond’s Water Green?

When people build a pond in their backyard or garden, they envision beautiful crystal clear water with plants and fish swimming around. But what happens too often is the water turns murky and green very quickly after filling it up. Green pond water is caused by millions of micro-organisms living in your pond’s water called…

Can You Have A Backyard Pond Without A Pump?
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Can You Have A Backyard Pond Without A Pump?

Backyard ponds come in all shapes and sizes. They also can have drastically different functions depending on the type of aquatic plants and wildlife you plan on including in it. But one question I get asked consistently is whether or not a backyard pond needs a pump. In most cases, you cannot have a backyard…