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Fall Pond Maintenance

Fall Pond Maintenance

When fall rolls around, the change of seasons is apparent by the beautiful, multi-colored leaves and the cool change in temperatures. It may be your favorite time of year, but how will the cooler temperature and falling leaves affect your water feature? Can ponds and trees live together peacefully in the fall? With a couple precautions and a little maintenance, they can!

How To Add New Fish To A Pond

How To Add New Fish To A Pond

When adding fish to a new pond or after a cleanout or complete water change, it's best to wait a minimum of 72 hours for the water chemistry and temperature of the pond to stabilize. Make sure to add a double dose of Aquascape Pond Detoxifier when first filling the pond to neutralize chlorine and chloramine, reduce fish stress, and detoxify heavy metals.

Barley + Lavender: A Natural Algae Inhibitor

Barley + Lavender: A Natural Algae Inhibitor

Research conducted at the Centre for Aquatic Plant Management in the United Kingdom has demonstrated that a combination of barley straw and lavender stalks can inhibit the growth if algae in ponds in a completely organic and environmentally safe manner.

After The Clean-Out: Maintenance + What To Expect

After The Clean-Out: Maintenance + What To Expect

Spring pond clean-outs are one of the most important things to do to keep a balanced, well-maintained water feature. It is also important to properly care for your pond following the clean-out, as your pond is reestablishing its ecosystem. 

Pump Maintenance & Toubleshooting

Pump Maintenance & Toubleshooting

When it comes to pond pumps, it's always a good idea to be proactive and stay on top of maintenance so you can prevent problems before they happen. Every pond owner knows that a broken, non-working pump can create a headache with water quality and fish health, so use these tips to prolong the life of your pump.

Let There Be Light!

Let There Be Light!

Let There Be Light! Add a new dimension to your pond and surrounding landscape with LED lighting. 

4 Ways To Keep Your Fish Safe From Predators

4 Ways To Keep Your Fish Safe From Predators

Having fish in your pond is one of the most enjoyable aspects of the water gardening lifestyle! Koi add brilliant color to your pond and quickly become part of the family. So the last thing you want is to have your finned friends picked up by a heron, raccoon, or other pond predator!

Pond Stars: New TV Show for Water Garden Enthusiasts!

Pond Stars: New TV Show for Water Garden Enthusiasts!

A backyard is a terrible thing to waste, especially when it has the potential to invigorate the surrounding ecosystem. But, what’s a homeowner to do? Beginning this fall, they can call the Pond Stars – a group of some of the world’s best pond builders, who can turn any barren plot into an attractive, inspirational and even, healing oasis.

2014 Fall Sale

2014 Fall Sale

Join us through the month of September for our Fall Sale! We want to show our appreciation to our loyal customers for another great pond season. Sign up here to receive your couponds delivered straight to your inbox! 

3 Weekly Maintenance Products To Keep Your Pond Sparkling

3 Weekly Maintenance Products To Keep Your Pond Sparkling

Pond maintenance doesn't have to be complicated or frustrating! Hundreds of our pond clients spend less than 15 minutes a week on pond maintenance and enjoy a beautiful, sparkling water feature year-round. Read on to find out which maintenance products we use in our water features to achieve that straight-from-the-Cascades look!

    Memorial Day Specials

    The Pond Store will be open on Monday, May 26, for Memorial Day! We have several specials planned for that day, so it will be the perfect time to stop by and get your pond in perfect shape for the beginning of the summer season.

    Baby Koi + Plants Are Here!

    Baby Koi + Plants Are Here!

    We are happy to announce that we have just received a shipment of Baby Koi and Plants! Just in time for the pond season, stock your pond with high-quality, beautiful fish and plants to help keep your water feature naturally balanced. Stop in Monday through Saturday, from 10 to 5 to view our great selection of pond fish and plants.

    3 Things to Consider When Buying Fish Food

    Your fish are a very important part of your water feature! Not only do they look beautiful and provide great entertainment and companionship, they also play a necessary role in keeping your pond balanced. When selecting fish food for your finned friends, keep the following things in mind:

    Patio Ponds - Big Impact for Small Spaces

    Do you have a small space that you would LOVE to jazz up with a beautiful water feature? Introducing Patio Ponds - the perfect solution for water gardening in small spaces! Patio Ponds are a great option for front yards, decks, patios, and even apartment balconies. Bring a little "peace of paradise" to your small space with these easy-to-install features!

    "The Pond Kids" - The Untold Story of Mark The Pond Guys' Employees

    "The Pond Kids" - The Untold Story of Mark The Pond Guys' Employees

    The Pond Store is truly a family-owned and operated company. From the retail store, to customer service, to installations and servicing, the entire Harp family is passionate about sharing the water feature lifestyle with you! Read our blog post to learn more about the Harp family and what each family member does on a daily basis to bring your water garden dreams to life.