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

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...
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...

More on Pond Management

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...
Winter complicates life in the pond
Getting water out of the pond is just as important as filling it

Our Country Pond: Water Gardens

Our Country Pond: Pond stocking tips

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7/3/15 | 12:39 AM
My parents, Gary and LaVerta Foust, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last...read more
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My mom recently helped me make more than 400 cookies for her and my dad's 50th...read more