If you turned your aerator off and stored it for the winter they are a few quick steps you can take to have your aeration system prepped and installed for the spring. If your winter has been anything like ours, spring already seems upon us. Here’s 4 ways to prep and install your aeration […]
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Weather conditions can be very extreme in many parts of the country. Some years we get lucky and have a mild winter. Yet, we know that the warm weather early can fool you into believing spring is coming, but we can still get some cold weather in February and March and sometimes into April spring will arrive […]
Are you having trouble with your pump? The Aquascape Pro pumps which include the SFA Pro pumps and the Tsurumi pumps carry a two year warranty. Warrantees are honored through whomever you purchased the pump from. AquaSurge Pumps carry a three year warranty and are high efficient but for average to low head elevations. But before […]
Here’s the rule of thumb for measurement of your pond. SQUARE FEET on the surface area. Rectangle length x width = Square feet of pond Circular 3.14 (1/2 diameter x 1/2 diameter) = square feet of surface NUMBER OF CUBIC FEET Rectangle average length x average width x average depth = volume in cubic feet […]
Your plants can be divided in the spring and, if in pots that you can lift out of the pond, you could wait till late spring if you so desire as any plant can be divided up to early August. All perennial plants such as all Pickerel, Arrow plants, Iris and any other perennial plant […]
You know that your pond needs oxygen in the water but do you know how much and how often? Oxygenation is the process in which oxygen is diffused into the water. This process happens every time your water comes into contact with the air. If there is no aeration in a pond, the pond cannot […]
Not many people want to be involved in the mechanics of a pump because it can be too difficult to understand. But if you learn just a little it will help you understand the living, breathing ecosystem that is your pond. Pumps and plumbing make up the circulatory system of a water feature. More important, […]
Don’t forget to read over the information about Winterizing your feature on our POND TIPS.
What is an ecosystem? An ecosystem encompasses all the parts of a living environment, including the plants and animals, AND the non-living components, such as water, air and the sun’s energy. A pond’s ecosystem begins with the water as the base. Everything found above the base is completely dependent, either directly or indirectly, on water. […]