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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

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Clean out the pond with a floating vacuum cleaner
Proper fish balance and harvest is the key
There are some things you can do now before it starts looking like...
Whether you live near a small pond or a big river, get a canoe and...

More on Pond Management

Getting water out of the pond is just as important as filling it
Draining the pond can be done several ways, and some quicker than...
A pond with a deteriorating shoreline will eventually have decreased...
Hydrilla can take over the pond if not controlled
If rainclouds don't do the filling for you, there are other...

Our Country Pond: Water Gardens

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Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
9/11/14 | 3:31 PM
We had 6 inches of rain on Tuesday and it sent Middle River over its banks and into the...read more
Betsy's Backyard |
9/9/14 | 4:52 PM
I challenged readers to a "Biggest Tillage Radish" contest this fall. I planted...read more