Archive for May, 2013

Q&A: How much would a water garden cost?

Question by Marbles: How much would a water garden cost? I’m talking about purchasing a liner for a pond 5 feet long, 3 feet wide, and 2-3 feet deep, 2 or 3 goldfish, and some water plants with lilys. Best answer: Answer by Cakeswell i have seen many texts that actually say you do not […]

May 31, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: How do I build a Japanese rock garden?

Question by Tim B: How do I build a Japanese rock garden? I am referring to the ones where people use the rakes to create ripple designs that encircle larger rocks, and create ripple designs at the edges of the garden. I need to know the following things: How does one go about building such […]

May 28, 2013 | 2 Comments More

How do you install a pump and filter for an outdoor garden?

Question by Mrs. Ktresaw: How do you install a pump and filter for an outdoor garden? For about a 500 gallon pond, how would you install the pump and filter? Do you need electricity to connect the pump to? Thanks!! Links are good too! Best answer: Answer by Alexyou can get a smaller pump at […]

May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More

How would you decorate your garden?

Question by missy: How would you decorate your garden? I have just finished building a cedar 8’x8′ garden shed. I have a trellus with foilage on it north west of the shed about 5′ from corner. My house is about 15′ north of the shed. I would like to decorate the ground with plants and […]

May 21, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: How do I build a raised Garden Bed?

Question by elga: How do I build a raised Garden Bed? I’m trying to make a raised garden bed. Specifically on concrete. And my main question is what would I put UNDER the raisd garden bed. Best answer: Answer by zumaA pond liner in the box,..with a screened drain fittings, draining off the cement.. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=raised+Garden+Bed+plans+with+liner&qs=n&form=QBIR&pq=raised+garden+bed+plans+with+liner&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk= […]

May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More

How to I keep my pond fish healthy?

Question by Bobby: How to I keep my pond fish healthy? I have a pond (use to be a swimming pool) that has 1250 gallons of water, with 13 goldfish, plus some baby fish, and I have a fish that has fungus on it’s scales. Can anyone give me a suggestion on how to get […]

May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Q&A: How do you remove scum from a pond?

Question by Dizzan81: How do you remove scum from a pond? My pond is covered in a brown algae-type scum. Is there something I can add to the water that will get rid of it? I don’t want to hurt the fish in the pond, tho, or the geese that swim in it. The pond […]

May 10, 2013 | 4 Comments More

What gardening/lawn product would work best?

Question by Tamara: What gardening/lawn product would work best? Ny bf’s backyard is mostly a patio. with a small shed & a little pond. We are planning to go back there and fix it up but, weeds and grass are between the “spaces” on the deck. He’s afraid if we clean it all up it […]

May 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More

What gardening/lawn product would work best?

Question by Tamara: What gardening/lawn product would work best? Ny bf’s backyard is mostly a patio. with a small shed & a little pond. We are planning to go back there and fix it up but, weeds and grass are between the “spaces” on the deck. He’s afraid if we clean it all up it […]

May 3, 2013 | 2 Comments More