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Aerating Your Pond
Aerating Your Pond
Aeration is a key factor in keeping your pond healthy - especially during the warmer months of the year - bringing benefits to aquatic life and water quality....
Autumn Pond Maintenance
Autumn Pond Maintenance
How spending time on a few seasonal tasks in autumn to prepare the pond for winter can help ensure it thrives in the spring....
Controlling Algae
Controlling Algae
Why algae can become a problem and looking at some of the natural, chemical and electronic solutions available to manage algal growth....
Dealing with Green Pond Water
Dealing with Green Pond Water
Looking at what causes green water, how it arises and some of the natural, chemical and electronic solutions available to deal with the problem....
Dealing With Silt in Your Pond
Dealing With Silt in Your Pond
Silt inevitably builds up over the years; reducing its sources and knowing how to deal with the silt that does form will help to keep your pond healthy....
Filtering Your Pond
Filtering Your Pond
The average fish pond contains more fish than it can naturally sustain; the value of filtration in removing ammonia and ensuring that water quality is not compromised....
Managing Plant Overgrowth Within Your Pond
Managing Plant Overgrowth Within Your Pond
Left to their own devices, water plants can often grow a little too vigorously; routine trimming and thinning out is the key to keeping the ideal balance....
Pond Treatments
Pond Treatments
A wide variety of pond treatments exist, to deal with fish illness, pond quality and unwanted algal growth; using them to produce a healthy and balanced pond environment....
Pond Water Quality
Pond Water Quality
Healthy ponds need good water quality – and that means more than simply looking clean; how a little understanding of water chemistry can help provide the best possible…...
Preparing Your Pond for Winter
Preparing Your Pond for Winter
Preparing the pond and its inhabitants to meet the challenges of winter and ensuring that fish and plants have the best chance of survival....
Pumping Your Pond
Pumping Your Pond
With modern pumps, there has never been a better time to add running water to a pond; selecting the right type and size of pump to meet your needs....
Repairing Your Pond
Repairing Your Pond
Finding that your pond has a leak is never good news, but in many cases modern repair kits can make fixing the problem a fairly quick and easy DIY job....
Spring Pond Maintenance
Spring Pond Maintenance
The transition from winter to spring can pose some problems for ponds and for pond fish in particular; how good maintenance can help get things off to a flying start....
Summer Pond Maintenance
Summer Pond Maintenance
Summer is payback time for the water-gardener’s hard work, a time when the pond should be at its best; how to ensure that it lives up to the promise....
Ultra Violet Clarifiers
Ultra Violet Clarifiers
The benefits of UV systems, what they do, how they do it and how to make sure you select the right one for your pond....
What Do You Know About Pond Water?
What Do You Know About Pond Water?
You can't have a pond without water 'obviously' but just how much do you really know about this amazing stuff? Try our fun quiz and test your watery knowledge....
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