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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

Learn how to stop it from taking over your whole pond
Beaver ponds are protecting downstream waters from excess nitrogen
If you have a small pond and kids who like to fish, consider stocking...
Bring instant charm to your property
Fish kills in farm ponds and lakes can be caused by many factors, but...

More on Pond Management

Learn how to stop it from taking over your whole pond
It's much easier to catch sediment runoff than to dredge the...
If you have a small pond and kids who like to fish, consider stocking...
Control where the plants grow
If your pond is too shallow and the plants are taking over, it might...

Our Country Pond: Water Gardens

Our Country Pond: Pond stocking tips

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
7/20/16 | 1:50 PM
Let's start with the bad part of summer. The deadliest internal parasite for sheep...read more
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7/13/16 | 1:38 PM
A portion of our 400-acre Iowa farm floods almost every year when the nearby...read more