How to Build a Garden Pond?

Answer Water brings a new dimension to any garden, allowing you to grow a wider range of plants and to rear some attractive fish - not to mention all the wildlife that will be drawn to your new pond. A we... Read More »

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Garden Pond Safety?

Garden ponds can a beautiful addition to any landscape. They can offer a spot of serenity and become the focal point of any garden. Though attractive, ponds can cause unnecessary drownings if poorl... Read More »

Garden and Pond Plants?

Pond plants and garden plants are not mutually exclusive. Although water hyacinths, lotus and waterlilies require standing water in order to grow, other pond plants like lobelia and iris do well in... Read More »

How do I shade a garden pond?

Select TreesSelect a tree species to shade your garden pond. Pick a species that does not shed leaves throughout the year, or heavily in the fall, because the leaves can disrupt the ecosystem of th... Read More »

How to Add Fish to a Garden Pond?

Before you can add fish to a garden pond you have to create a stable pond environment. A stable pond environment is one in which water quality parameters naturally resist change. Plants and wildlif... Read More »