11 02, 2020

Country Pond Filter basin design


If you are installing a Country Pond Filter you should locate a flat level area adjacent to your pond to position framing material or to dig a shallow basin. The size of the filter basin is generally determined by the size of your pond. We have good success using a [...]

Country Pond Filter basin design2020-02-24T09:38:30-05:00
5 02, 2020

Country Pond Filter


The Country Pond Filter is a biological system that will help reduce nutrients in your pond. Nutrients that impact water quality may enter your pond from external sources like fertilizer runoff and when organic materials on the bottom are re-suspended or digested by microbial action. • No excavation is needed [...]

Country Pond Filter2020-02-05T13:26:58-05:00
3 02, 2020

Pond Filtration for Reducing Duckweed


Filtering your pond water to directly compete with duckweed for nutrients is measurably effective, economical and low maintenance. We have field tested and monitored all kinds of methods and contraptions for removing duckweed but have settled on reducing the nutrients that these plants need to be susstainable.  Our filtration system [...]

Pond Filtration for Reducing Duckweed2020-02-03T08:12:09-05:00
30 01, 2020

What is Duckweed


What is Duckweed? Duckweed (Lamnaceae) are the smallest flowering aquatic plants with a worldwide distribution. Wolffia, Spirodela, and Lemna are three genera in this botanical family. These plants float on the surface of the water as it warms and are mostly all leaf with one or more thread like legs [...]

What is Duckweed2020-02-03T11:14:27-05:00
29 01, 2020

Using BioChar in your pond or lake


What is BioChar Biochar looks like charcoal but is made by a controlled process called pyrolysis that reduces material contamination and increases carbon storage. The result is a lightweight porous material with a very large surface area. Biochar has the ability to absorb phosphorous from pond or lake water which [...]

Using BioChar in your pond or lake2020-02-10T11:54:35-05:00
7 03, 2019

Restoring a Large Pond


Ponds and retention basins go through a maturing process that often results in less than ideal water conditions due to the accumulation of organic materials, excess nutrients and human impacts. Knowing the four stages of change and what is happening will help you decide which actions to take for improvement. [...]

Restoring a Large Pond2019-03-13T14:46:57-04:00
29 03, 2018

Planktonic Algae


Planktonic Algae: Pond Water Nutrient Mitigation Winter is finally leaving us here in upstate NY and it’s that time of year where we begin to think spring!  We have officially started off the season with some of our small water garden clean outs.  Check out this round water garden, unique [...]

Planktonic Algae2018-11-25T12:29:23-05:00
28 04, 2017

Save Space with a Miniature Koi Pond


Koi ponds are renowned around the world for their beauty and tranquility. The designs of koi ponds vary widely. Koi fish can be added to large, pre-existing ponds. Small ponds of all shapes and sizes can be added to a garden space. Some designers even add streams or small waterfalls to a [...]

Save Space with a Miniature Koi Pond2018-11-25T12:33:05-05:00
21 04, 2017

How to Start Your Pond with Koi Fish Eggs


Imagine gazing into a pond filled with gloriously colorful, vibrant fish. Now imagine this scene is just yards from your house. Sounds like a dream, right? Actually, it's a reality, and it's closer than you might think. A small investment in some koi fish eggs and you could be well on your way [...]

How to Start Your Pond with Koi Fish Eggs2018-11-25T12:35:54-05:00
14 04, 2017

Making Your Koi Fish Care Easier than Ever


The Koi fish is one of the most beautiful types of fish. Though Koi fish aren't all the same color, the orange pigment is the most common on the fish scales. Koi fish also have long whiskers. Their interesting appearance distinguishes them from other fish types. Koi fish are admired [...]

Making Your Koi Fish Care Easier than Ever2017-04-14T13:45:15-04:00