Archive for September, 2013

Q&A: What could I do to attract more wildlife in my Garden?

Question by : What could I do to attract more wildlife in my Garden? I really love nature and I want to attract more of it. I have a pond with lots of frogs and newts in it. What else could I do? Best answer: Answer by Paul in San DiegoYou can grow certain types […]

September 27, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Can I use my Sump Pump for a pond?

Question by Eric F: Can I use my Sump Pump for a pond? Well, I have a sump pump because thier is an small underground river under my house. The pump pumps water outside through a tube and it iot just gets the lawn all wet. Could I dig a pond and lead the tube […]

September 24, 2013 | 2 Comments More

what paint can you use in a pond?

Question by Damien Leach: what paint can you use in a pond? I have decided to give my large garden pond a complete makeover this year. I have been given a old ship anchor to put at the bottom as a decoration. Its a bit rusty and had flaky bits of paint on it but […]

September 20, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: Tiny tadpoles in my water garden?

Question by AnnaK: Tiny tadpoles in my water garden? I live in SW Mississippi and just noticed some really tiny tadpoles in my Koi pond. Anyone know what kind of frog or toad it could be? Maybe a tree frog? I mean really tiny, like mosquito larvae size. Is there any way I can take […]

September 17, 2013 | 2 Comments More

At least how many feet should a pond be for it to be considered a pond? Also should it be round?

Question by Lorianntaylor14: At least how many feet should a pond be for it to be considered a pond? Also should it be round? I want to have a pond in back yard. I have started digging a round hole. It will be filled with pump water. Can ponds be made by a human? Best […]

September 13, 2013 | 1 Comment More

The natural pond on our property is suddendly covered w/ green algae. Might you know why or what we can do?

Question by pegclarke: The natural pond on our property is suddendly covered w/ green algae. Might you know why or what we can do? We have never done anything to care for this pond. It has been there for over a hundred years (we have a picture) and seems to be fine on its own. […]

September 10, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Can I use a pool filter and pump for a water garden?

Question by hematitewitch: Can I use a pool filter and pump for a water garden? I have an old above ground pool pump and want to use it as a water garden pump can this be done? Best answer: Answer by ticketoride04its not necessary to filter water for gardens, plants live off many different items […]

September 6, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Q&A: Can I put cold water aquarium raised small cat fish into uk garden pond ?

Question by Annette: Can I put cold water aquarium raised small cat fish into uk garden pond ? The pond already has small to med sized koi Best answer: Answer by Dan MThere are lots of species of catfish. Some popular ones such as Corydoras types will do well indoors in an unheated aquarium, but […]

September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments More