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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

Dead fish usually means the water needs more oxygen in it
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Sunlight, warm water, and fertilizer cause this problem to grow.
Learn how to stop it from taking over your whole pond
Beaver ponds are protecting downstream waters from excess nitrogen

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Learn how to stop it from taking over your whole pond
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