Archive for the Ponds Category

Are koi ponds safe for children?

Are koi ponds safe for children?

Koi ponds add beauty to any outdoor space. But some parents worry: are fish ponds safe for kids? It’s a conversation that’s definitely important. Here are some things to consider. Pond depth and construction How the pond is built can make a big difference. Koi pond purists

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How to keep pond maintenance at a minimum

How to keep pond maintenance at a minimum

When your pond is designed and constructed right, it shouldn’t need much upkeep. How much is “not much?” For an average-sized 15’ x 12’ natural pond with a 10’ stream, we’re only talking a few minutes a week. It’s a small investment that ensures countless hours of

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Spring Pond Maintenance in Kansas City

Spring Pond Maintenance in Kansas City

Spring is approaching and for those with ponds that means pond maintenance time is near. Over the winter your pond accumulates excess nutrients and debris while the bacteria that normally break down these elements are dormant in the cold water. This imbalance in a pond’s ecosystem can

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How to repair your pond

How to repair your pond

No one really wants to think about pond repair. But eventually, every water feature will develop some sort of hiccup. Perhaps it’s a leak, a malfunctioning pump, or an issue with water quality. You might see reduced waterfall flow – or not see it because the lights

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