Category Archives: Pond Maintenance

Five Pond Maintenance Tips

A garden pond is a magical feature of any landscape, so long as it’s properly maintained. There are several steps you should take to keep your water clean—especially if your pond contains fish. Read on to discover how to maintain a pond and preserve the health of animal and plant life within it. Choose the […]

Pond Winterization 101

Since the temperatures in Arizona typically don’t come close to freezing during the winter season, you may be asking yourself, “Do I need to winterize my pond?” The answer is yes. Even in a warmer climate, learning how to winterize a pond is essential to avoid damaging it and potentially killing plant and animal life […]

How to Take Care of Your Pond as Fall Ends

The holidays are approaching. That means winter is, too. What should you do about your pond? How do you prepare a pond for winter? It’s important to take a few steps to make sure this feature is ready to face cooler temperatures. Here’s what to do to your pond before winter starts: Remove netting: To […]

Should I Skim Dead or Decaying Leaves?

When you own a pond in Tucson, AZ, there’s plenty of pond maintenance that must be done. If you’re familiar with the bacteria in your pond, you might assume the helpful bacteria will break down any organic material that happens to fall into your pond—including dead and decaying leaves. While it’s true that helpful bacteria […]

Should I Get an Aeration Device?

There’s a lot that goes into pond maintenance in Tucson, AZ. If you’re new to owning a pond, you might be wondering whether you need an aeration device. Although you don’t need one in general, if you’re going to stock your pond with fish or plants, it’s a good idea. Not only do fish need […]