Archive for December, 2013

What is Monet’s expression in his waterlily pond in Giverney and why did he paint so many pond so much?

Question by Andison T: What is Monet’s expression in his waterlily pond in Giverney and why did he paint so many pond so much? Can anybody please explain why Monet painted his garden so many time and how has he captured the light and how did he use colour and brushstrokes to create an impression? […]

December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Can I scoop out the sludge out of the bottom of my pond?

Question by APR!L: Can I scoop out the sludge out of the bottom of my pond? I have a fountain/filter in my 550 gal pond and I have been having to rinse the filter every other day because it gets clogged from the yucky sludge stuff on the bottom. Can I scoop it out with […]

December 27, 2013 | 1 Comment More

How has a fish got in my pond? I didn’t put it there!?

Question by heypapatooni: How has a fish got in my pond? I didn’t put it there!? We built a pond in our garden last year,it’s on a hill with no inlet of water at all. We didn’t want any fish until we could afford to buy a pump & filter, but as I was fishing […]

December 24, 2013 | 5 Comments More

Is it too late to start a gardening project in the middle of July?

Question by Miley: Is it too late to start a gardening project in the middle of July? A group and I are planning a gardening project. THe whole adding a pond, planting lots of flowers and shrubs on plain land. This areas is mostly just grass and couple of shrubs. We want to finish this […]

December 20, 2013 | 4 Comments More

Will the slush on the pond freeze good enough to skate on?

Question by tj: Will the slush on the pond freeze good enough to skate on? It snowed last night and even though it was below 32 degrees the heat trapped on the pond turned the snow to slush. There is about 8 inches of slush on the pond now and the forecast for the next […]

December 17, 2013 | 2 Comments More

What are the features of a Tudor Garden?

Question by : What are the features of a Tudor Garden? I need some basic features for a Tudor period garden for history, please answer quickly! I also have to explain why Hardwick Hall has these features. Thank you! Best answer: Answer by gee beeuring the Tudor period, from roughly 1485 through 1603, formal English […]

December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

We are building a small pond in our backyard with some goldfish. I would some ideas of plants.?

Question by tcminchew: We are building a small pond in our backyard with some goldfish. I would some ideas of plants.? I would like a few ideas on plants and flowers to plant around the pond to make it look nice. thank you. Best answer: Answer by pondladyUse soft material, not woody. Fern-like stuff always […]

December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Seniors what do you have in your garden besides plants?

Question by isotope2007: Seniors what do you have in your garden besides plants? I have a bird bath, a 3 foot tall very heavy St Francis, a black carp, out of my six musically tuned wind chimes, I have two left, the rest were stolen, and one chatter chime (bamboo), solar lights and of course […]

December 6, 2013 | 8 Comments More

Can I put three common goldfish in a pond in Michigan?

Question by FuzzyMonster: Can I put three common goldfish in a pond in Michigan? I live in lower Michigan. Temps can get as low as -5 F in the winter. Pond is about 5 ft deep. Hey John! Hopefully you read this. After consideration, I would never put my fish in a pond. I love […]

December 3, 2013 | 4 Comments More