Pond Maintenance 101

May 16, 2022

Retention Ponds

The differences between retention ponds and personal ponds are important in understanding how to manage them. Often a home owner in a homeowner’s association will falsely believe that their property is located on a pond. However, truth be told, they are actually living on a retention pond or retention basin. There is one major difference […]

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February 14, 2022

NEW SERVICE! Water Testing with Pond Champs

To some, a pond might just be a pond, but in reality water quality is very subjective to surrounding environmental influences. Some of these factors can make for unsafe conditions for using the pond as a potable water source, irrigation, or for activities like swimming or fishing. Some things that may look out of the […]

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November 24, 2021

Pond Dyes

Why do we love pond dye? Many think it’s just for aesthetics, but it has more purpose than that! Pond dye can help improve your pond water’s quality and clarity. When you decide to forgo pond dye, this not only unlocks the door for weeds & algae, but opens the door wide open for them […]

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September 30, 2021

Things to Consider for a Successful Pond

There are many components of a pond that ultimately determine the struggles – and successes – that your pond can face, especially when it comes to treatment. A few of these factors generally include: Pond slope – The faster the drop off, the better the pond weed control and algae control will be. There is […]

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August 30, 2021

Coontail Pond Weed

Coontail is a common native freshwater plant that stays completely submersed and is more commonly found earlier on in the pond treatment season. Coontail is one of the only pants that can pollinate completely under water. This plant is free floating, but the leaf structure will modify to allow the plant to attach to the […]

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June 14, 2021

Mosquito Prevention With Pond Maintenance

Shallow waters can easily become a breeding ground for mosquitoes in the summertime. Having  your pond maintained and keeping it clean can help lower the mosquito population. Make sure you do the following: Have a fish population present in the pond. They like to feed on mosquitoes and their eggs/larvae, and can make a huge […]

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April 29, 2021

Spring Pond Weed Treatments

Sunlight + water…that’s all you need for anything to grow! You may be seeing weed growth in and around the pond, but that does not mean it is time to spray. There are several factors that must be met before having a successful pond weed treatment. Without the appropriate air temperature, water temperature, or weather […]

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