Archive for March, 2014

Can I portion off part of a preformed pond as a bog garden?

Question by ChemFlunky: Can I portion off part of a preformed pond as a bog garden? I’m considering installing a fairly small pond in my back yard. I’m likely to get a preformed pond liner (maybe 3’x5′ or so, it depends on what I can find for cheap). But I’d like part (1/3 or less) […]

March 28, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Has any one had any luck with a water garden?

Question by bongobeat25: Has any one had any luck with a water garden? I want to start one. but not sure. any tips? Best answer: Answer by Loolleai’ve had water gardens/ponds for over 30 yrs and the best advice i can give you is to buy several books about ponds/gardens, read up on it and […]

March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: can i use 2 pond liners for my water garden/pond?

Question by Jin R: can i use 2 pond liners for my water garden/pond? I just want to make sure that my pond will not leak and that it will last a long time. Other than costs, are there any disadvantages of having 2 pond liners for a pond that is about 8 ft long […]

March 21, 2014 | 3 Comments More

how deep does a pond have to be to not freeze in kentucky?

Question by Luke D: how deep does a pond have to be to not freeze in kentucky? i live at the very bottom of ky and and wanted to have like a bluegill/bass/goldfish pond and i was wondering how deep it needs to be for the winter i have bluegill and bass with my goldfish […]

March 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: Gardens to have that are nice?

Question by Phillip K: Gardens to have that are nice? I have a small garden with a small pond in the corner with comets in a shed a green house and 2 small flower beds. what else can I do to make it look very good and are there any sites with ideas on makeing […]

March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

wot fish can i put in my new pond????

Question by Rob K: wot fish can i put in my new pond???? im just about to built a pond in my garden and wondering if any knows if i can put some of my catch from the local river in it? will the fish be ok? wot type of fish is best? many thanx […]

March 11, 2014 | 4 Comments More

How to encourage wildlife into a pond?

Question by Megan Isobel: How to encourage wildlife into a pond? I live in south yorkshire, UK and I have quite small pond in my garden. Ive only just built it a couple of days ago and it basically has a shallow bit, a sloping side and then a deep bit but even the deep […]

March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Math question, need help with garden.?

Question by C. M.: Math question, need help with garden.? I’m moving into a new house. I want a circular flower garden in the middle of the yard. In the centre I want a pond where I’ll keep fish, water plants, etc. I’ll give you the dimensions: It will be 10 feet away from the […]

March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More