Ponds | Living the Country Life


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...
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
Using a vacuum meant to clean water features can save you time and...

More on Pond Management

If your pond is too shallow and the plants are taking over, it might...
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Use your pond to water livestock without them walking around in it
They're a beneficial critter to have around - most of the time
They're like an underwater lawn mower

Our Country Pond: Water Gardens

Our Country Pond: Pond stocking tips

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Caroline came home from college to help me with the annual brunch and bingo to...read more