Archive for June, 2013

Can I build a pond in my back yard using my sump pump water?

Question by Knowitall: Can I build a pond in my back yard using my sump pump water? My sump pump runs often evern when it hasn’t rained. I’ve seen lots of people dig out small springs to make ponds and I’m thinking the water from my sump might work as a substitute. I want a […]

June 28, 2013 | 3 Comments More

What are these things growing in my backyard pond?

Question by Rhesonance: What are these things growing in my backyard pond? http://youtu.be/yeJPvHsvFR4 I live in Los Angeles and it houses a turtle which we feed leftovers and vegetation. Random leaves and bugs from the garden fall in the water as well if this helps with identification. I mainly need to know if they’re harmful […]

June 25, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Where to keep fish while fixing Garden pond?

Question by gpf74: Where to keep fish while fixing Garden pond? i have a problem with my garden pond that i have to fix, but to fix it i have to drain out the water, does anyone have any ideas where i can keep my fish while i am fixing my garden pond Best answer: […]

June 21, 2013 | 9 Comments More

In a difference between a pond pump and a statue pump?

Question by thisisonlyatest: In a difference between a pond pump and a statue pump? I have a separate external filter, I just need a new pump for my pond. Is there a difference between a pond pump and an outdoor statuary pump seeing as how I already have the filter? Thank you. I am trying […]

June 18, 2013 | 1 Comment More

how do I set up a pond pump to circulate water between 2 barrels?

Question by Lorna W: how do I set up a pond pump to circulate water between 2 barrels? I am setting up 2 water garden barrels and would like to know how to circulate the water between them. I will be adding submerged and deep water plants and eventually a couple of gold fish. I […]

June 11, 2013 | 1 Comment More

What fish/snails/other things can best clear-up a freshwater pond with lots of algae?

Question by NoNickname: What fish/snails/other things can best clear-up a freshwater pond with lots of algae? I live in Pennsylvania and the pond temperature will flucuate from a nice summer day to a bitterly cold winter. The pond does have a pump and fountain so the water is circulating. But the amount of algae is […]

June 7, 2013 | 3 Comments More

What is a good Focal point, scented, pretty, shade shrub/ tree for garden in southeastern washington?

Question by Daisy_22: What is a good Focal point, scented, pretty, shade shrub/ tree for garden in southeastern washington? I live in Southeastern washington which is dry and warm. I have a garden near the house that is near the front door. It is about 10 X10 foot and gets mostly shade. I would like […]

June 4, 2013 | 1 Comment More