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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

More on Pond Management

Winter is a good time to manage fish populations, kill vegetation,...
Mow down weeds on top of and below the water surface
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Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
2/15/17 | 3:26 PM
I was asked to send in a recipe to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Calvert (...read more
Everyday Gardeners |
2/3/17 | 1:54 PM
Our northern winter landscape has been pleading for greenery lately. My cue to stop...read more