Category Archives: Ponds

Spring Pond Cleaning


Preparing for spring pond cleaning. As your garden starts to come alive after the dormant months of winter, now is the time to prepare your pond for the warmer weather to come. Here are some useful tips for Spring Pond Maintenance. Step 1.Remove leaves and winter debris from the surrounding area to prevent them from being blown into the pond. Remove the netting you`ve left over the pond for the winter to keep the leaves out. Step 2. Remove any dead […]

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Ponds in Winter


Fish and plants need very different things in the winter, but can be kept in top condition for the following season if the appropriate steps are taken. When the water temperature falls below 10 degrees Centigrade, or whenever the fish start to lose interest in food, feeding should be eliminated.   Not only do goldfish and KOI not need to eat during the winter, it can actually be bad for them to be fed. Fish depend on certain enzymes and bacteria […]