Posts Tagged pond maintenance

Project showcase: A pond for prized koi

Project showcase: A pond for prized koi

We all need plenty of space and fish are no exception. We recently worked with homeowners who purchased their forever home – and needed to create a forever home for their beloved koi. Good Earth Water Gardens was pleased to help make that happen. An ideal home

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Reviving a DIY pond

Reviving a DIY pond

This homeowner enjoyed a backyard pond that she’d installed herself. And then? Life happened. The little backyard pond slowly lost its allure. Eventually the landscaping overgrew and the pond became completely nonfunctional. There it sat for several years, a shell of its formerly charming self. But then

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How many fish can your pond hold?

How many fish can your pond hold?

No one likes to be crowded – and fish are no exception. An overstocked pond can make your fish unhappy and unhealthy. Parasites can spread and bummed out fish tend to have diminished color. Not enough space and oxygen can even be fatal. Be smart when you

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Spring muck management

Spring muck management

Ah, spring. It’s the time when ponds come back to life. And might be filled with all sorts of gross gunk. Say what? The transition from winter into spring and summer can be complex. Sort of like puberty, your pond is figuring things out as it moves

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How to net your pond

How to net your pond

Our weather is cooling off and trees are starting to lose their leaves. That means leaves in yards, gutters … and ponds. Netting is an easy way to keep leaves and other debris out of your pond. A little work now makes cleaning up your pond later

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5 Fall pond maintenance tips

5 Fall pond maintenance tips

When temperatures drop, it’s time to rethink your pond maintenance. The steps you’ve taken to keep your water feature in tip-top shape all summer now need to change. Get your pond ready for fall Follow these five easy tips to make the most of your pond’s autumn

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