Tag Archives: pond weed growth

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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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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March 4, 2021

Flag Recycling Program

At Pond Champs, our vision is to transform, nurture, and preserve lakes and ponds. Throughout our services, we attempt to be environmentally responsible in all aspects of pond management that we can control. We have implemented several standards to aid in our green ideals. We walk around the pond instead of driving equipment around when […]

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February 15, 2021

Pond Champs is Expanding…Again!

Every year, the Pond Champs family grows more and more. This year, we are excited to announce that we are inching closer to the Indianapolis area! Though we are not quite to Indy itself just yet, we are now signing up and offering full service to customers in the Northern Indianapolis area, such as: Hamilton, […]

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November 16, 2020

Winter Weeds & Algae

Winter temperatures mean that nothing will grow in your pond, right? Wrong! Even in winter, algae and weeds are capable of growing in your pond. Maintaining your pond throughout the winter allows for better control over growth that will appear in the spring. Since our season wraps up at the end of October, this blog […]

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August 17, 2020

Water Lilies, Spadderdock, Lotus, & Water Shield

Before your pond is treated, it is always crucial for us to correctly identify the growth. Many different pond weeds can resemble one another and might need a different approach for a successful treatment. Spadderdock, water lilies, lotus, and water shield are similar in appearance and are often confused with one another. Water lilies and […]

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June 1, 2020

Ponds Are Not Pools

We love to help our customers have beautiful looking ponds…but we fully support our motto of being the leaders in responsible aquatic management. It is not responsible to wipe out the pond’s ecosystem just to have weed and algae-free waters. Ponds are natural bodies of water that should in fact support some growth and life. […]

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February 17, 2020

Pond Champs is Expanding!

We have exciting news…Pond Champs is expanding further into Northwest Ohio! We love the Findlay region so much, we thought we may as well just stick around! We are now servicing Seneca*, Wyandot*, Marion*, Union*, and Sandusky* counties. We now offer full service to Shelby, Logan, Hardin, and Fulton counties. *partially served counties If you […]

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January 17, 2020

The Truth About Aquatic Herbicides: Are They Dangerous?

Some of the most common concerns new pond owners express are over the safety of wildlife, pets, and people. When they first see their technician in PPE (person protective equipment) spraying into the pond, it instantly makes them think that strong, dangerous chemicals are being used. In reality, aquatic herbicides are closely regulated by the […]

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April 22, 2019

Don’t Grow Weeds for Your Fish

Fish habitat is important to consider when building a pond.  One huge mistake that fishermen make is allowing submerged weed growth to take over their pond in an attempt to provide habitat for fish.  This ultimately gives weeds a foothold, the fisherman gets busy and the pond care gets neglected.  Boom!  Weeds everywhere!  Wife unhappy! […]

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