Backyard Blog

Make My Pond Bigger: The Guide to Pond Expansion

Do you ever look at your pond and think, "I wish it were bigger"? It's not uncommon for pond owners to seek the opportunity to add on to their backyard...

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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 Place a Waterfall Spillway

The key to building a waterfall is placing the spillway. The height of the spillway determines how far the water will flow. You can easily build your own DIY waterfall...

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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. Learn which types are best for filtering pond water.

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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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The Best Plants for Fish and Koi Ponds

If you have a fish pond, aquatic plants are the key to balancing the ecosystem while adding a nice aesthetic. The right plants will help keep the water clean by...

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2024 Decor Trends & How to Style Your Pond

Create the ultimate backyard oasis and style your pond with these 2024 decor trends. Your backyard BBQs (or staycations) will never be the same.

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Maintaining an All Natural Pond

You can maintain your pond naturally without using potentially harmful chemicals. Learn how to maintain your pond, naturally.

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