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How-to advice on getting the most out of your ponds and water gardens, including algae and weed control, building dams, adding water plants, stocking fish, and more.

Latest Ponds Stories

Fish kills in farm ponds and lakes can be caused by many factors, but...
They're a beneficial critter to have around - most of the time
A bite-free experience depends on good pond management
If the fish in your garden pond are disappearing, chances are you...
The best way to send a snake packing is to make the pond less enticing

More on Pond Management

Use your pond to water livestock without them walking around in it
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They're like an underwater lawn mower
Dams and gnawing teeth can cause a lot of damage.
A broom handle and aluminum pie plate can tell you if you need to...

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