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Prepare Your Plants for Closing Your Pond

Get your pond plants ready for winter with these tips for when to store, prune, and relocate your plants indoors for the winter shutdown.

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How to Prevent Algae Blooms

Algae prevention is a big focus for pond maintenance during the summertime. Learn how to prevent algae blooms in your pond during the summer with these maintenance tips.

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Budget Friendly Water Gardening Ideas

Budget-friendly water gardening means fun DIY projects! Water gardening comes in all shapes and sizes. The idea of a pond is sometimes a large, in-ground oasis filled with plants, fish, and...

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Pond Plants That Help Filter Pond Water

The right pond plants can improve water quality by removing contaminants, absorbing nutrients, and oxygenating water. Floating: Water Hyacinth, Water Lettuce, Duckweed, Fairy Moss, Floating Fern. Marginal (Emergent): Water celery,...

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The Best Plants for Fish Ponds

If you have a fish pond, aquatic plants are important to balance the ecosystem and add a nice aesthetic touch. The right plants will help keep the water clean by...

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