Pond Dye For Restricting Algae And Weeds

I get asked about pond dye a lot and I really do like the stuff.   I don't necessarily ever recommend it above aeration, beneficial bacteria, or even chemicals in some cases because pond dye may not be powerful enough to turn a pond or weed problem around. But it can surely slow them down or help these other methods work better. Plus it's safe...made out of non-toxic, food grade ingredients, it's an eco-friendly way to help.You can check out our current line of pond dye here. ...

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Hot Weather Means It's Time To Get To Work!

We have finally turned the corner towards summer! Last week we were in the 70's, now we're hitting the 90's daily.   So, I uploaded this short video on what to be thinking about right now as the temps go up.One thing I didn't mention is to keep a cool drink nearby!Welcome to summer... ...

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How To Dose Beneficial Bacteria For The Best Results

For many pond owners, beneficial bacteria (good microbes) is an intriguing thing to try.  Compared to 15 years ago when we got started, there are way more microbials on the market today.  And it's for a good reason.  For many people they work to improve a pond without the use of chemicals. They make excellent, natural pond cleaners.  They can reduce muck and sludge, clear up various water quality problems, neutralize the byproducts of fish waste, and much more. However, I...

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Rainy Days And You Pond

Ask anyone that's been through a drought and they'll tell you, rains are often welcome.   Unless they never seem to stop.   Lately I've been thinking about selling ark building plans. We've set some records this spring with flooding, rainfall levels, and people have just simply had enough.    And I know honestly that for many people, ponds are the least of their worries here.   But make no mistake, ponds are affected by a lot of rain too.  So I put...

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