Pond Maintenance 101

March 15, 2019

Pond Depth Makes a Difference!

Water depth is an important characteristic to consider when building a pond. Generally, the deeper the pond and the steeper the grade, the better. The deeper the water in the pond, the less sunlight will reach the bottom of the pond. If pond weeds can’t get enough sunlight, they will grow much slower and sometimes not […]

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February 12, 2019

Outside Factors Can Hinder Treatment Efforts

Several outside factors can affect pond maintenance efforts: stagnant water, discarding debris into pond, fertilizer runoff, and shoreline maintenance. Make sure there is some sort of surface agitation of aeration. While some bodies of water are aerated naturally, most ponds would benefit from mechanical aeration. This will help prevent three factors that will cause an […]

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January 24, 2019

Winter Fish Kills

By: Austin Grubaugh After a harsh winter, you may notice the bloated carcasses of many fish floating on the surface of your pond in the spring. It may cause great concern in whether your pond is healthy or not. Perhaps you might even assume your pond froze solid after a particularly hard winter. The main […]

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