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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

The best way to send a snake packing is to make the pond less enticing
Using a vacuum meant to clean water features can save you time and...
Retaining walls are built to hold back soil, especially when your garden or flowers are located on an unnatural slope on your yard or farm.
There are many different ways to build a retaining wall. Here are...
Find a fish farmer with tadpoles
A cure for smelly pond water

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Dams and gnawing teeth can cause a lot of damage.
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Winter complicates life in the pond
Getting water out of the pond is just as important as filling it
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Betsy's Backyard |
5/21/15 | 9:31 AM
I traveled with Bob to the McNay Research Farm in Clariton, Iowa, yesterday to attend a...read more
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Everything changes so rapidly in the spring. The lambs grow quickly, the irises bloom...read more