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How to Prevent Algae Blooms During the Summer Season

Pond Life during the summer focuses a lot on algae. The combination of summer heat and debris can cause green algae to grow in your water features and disturb their appearance and health. Controlling the amount of algae in your pond may be a hard task, but here are a few products and tips you can utilize to help prevent algae. (more…)
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Build a Calming Waters Project

smartpond® is proud of the high-quality, DIY water gardening products we create to help our customers to create their backyard oasis. With the Calming Waters Project, smoothly flowing water seems to disappear when it glides over the brim of a negative-edge pool. The water barely whispers and hardly splashes as it spills down the sides and into a pool below. (more…)
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Troubleshooting your Pond Pump

All healthy beings have one thing in common: a healthy heart. Your pond is no different. With the pump as its heart, your pond relies on it to be healthy and working at its best. Unfortunately, different things can interfere with your pump causing it to work less efficiently, or even stop completely. So, what do you do if it stops working properly? We have some great tips to help troubleshoot your pond’s heart pumping as strong as the day you first plugged it in. (more…)
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How to Build a Magic Fountain

smartpond® is proud of the high-quality, DIY water gardening products we create to help our customers to create their backyard oasis. From tabletop fountains to ponds with waterfalls, we make sure all our products help you make beautiful water features that you and your family will enjoy. Recently, Easy Garden Projects, a DIY magazine with a specialty in garden projects, featured the smartpond® 100-170-GPH Low Water Shut-off Fountain Pump in a charming disappearing fountain water feature. The project is now featured in magazines on bookshelves! (more…)
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