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Get to know your pond: basins

Get to know your pond: basins

This is the first in our series Get to Know Your Pond. We’re taking a deep dive into the key components that make up healthy water features. The basin is the thing that holds the water in your pond. So, it’s basically the pond, right? Right. But

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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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Pond edging ideas

Pond edging ideas

It’s easy to focus on the water of a water feature. But it’s the stuff that goes around the water that makes a pond or waterfall special. Some folks figure they can throw some rocks around a pond and call it good. But at Good Earth Water

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Plants around your pond

Plants around your pond

  The right plants around the edges of your pond can take the space from fine to fabulous. Here are the basics of pond plant care. Marginal plants Aquatic plants that grow around the edges – or margins – of your water garden are known as marginal

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Prevent algae in your pond

Prevent algae in your pond

What’s that green stuff? Algae can take a pond from incredible to icky. Not only does it look kind of gross, but algae can also ruin your water quality and make life more difficult for your fish. At Good Earth Water Gardens, we can treat algae, but

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