Backyard Blog

Dreamy Pondside Parties

Your pond can be both a decoration and a source of entertainment during a summer party. The warm weather lets you get outdoors, soak up the vitamin D, and enjoy...

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What to Do About Snakes Around Your Pond

Ponds are a natural attraction for snakes, as they provide a source of water and food. While they may be scary to some, snakes are an important part of the...

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How to Keep Pests Away From Your Pond

One of the main benefits of having a natural pond is attracting wildlife, but this freshwater can also appeal to pests. Mosquitos can quickly ruin a picnic, while other pests like...

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How to Choose a Replacement Fountain Pump

Choosing the correct-sized replacement pump for your fountain is important for making sure the water flows properly. Unless it was a DIY fountain project, the pump probably came with your fountain...

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Best Landscaping Plants for Around Your Pond (by zone)

The backyard pond is a centerpiece that brings tranquility and nature to your outdoor space. A beautiful pond deserves equally beautiful surroundings! The right landscaping plants not only enhance the visual appeal of...

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Fish Care to Maintain Water Quality

There are a few reasons why a pond goes from crystal clear to cloudy, smelly, murky, and even green. Excess waste, debris, and poor oxygenation cause most water quality issues,...

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Most Common Pond Water Quality Issues (and how to fix them)

When you have a beautiful pond in your backyard, you want it to be clear so you can sit by the water and enjoy the peace and calm. Clear water...

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Easy Summer Pond Care

Summer is one of the more challenging seasons for water clarity because of the warm weather and rain. The warm weather months are when you want to spend the most...

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How to Add Shade to Your Pond

The long sunny days of summer can quickly cause your pond to heat up and create perfect conditions for an algae bloom. Learn how to add shade to your pond...

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