Archive for April, 2014

How do I make a cheap, fairly simple irrigation system for my garden using a 90 gallon plastic tank or pond?

Question by babeboomer: How do I make a cheap, fairly simple irrigation system for my garden using a 90 gallon plastic tank or pond? Need to know how to lay everything out and the equipment needed such as soaker hoses, etc. The plastic tank is a water storage tank I intend to collect rain water […]

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

How soon can I put fish in my pond?

Question by Debbie C: How soon can I put fish in my pond? I have just got a pond to put in my garden, I have now filled it with water but was wondering when I could start putting fish in it. Best answer: Answer by Spectreif pond is plastic or liner immediately, but if […]

April 25, 2014 | 5 Comments More

Q&A: Container Water Garden?

Question by portiaraylee: Container Water Garden? I am thinking about putting up a large ceramic pot on my porch for a container water garden. I have a few water plants, and I was just wondering if I HAVE to have some kind of air pump or filter to keep the water circulating? If so – […]

April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment More

pond liner or concrete?

Question by Tt: pond liner or concrete? what is better pond liner or concrete. which one will leak quicker is there any way to prevent even a small leak because i have very huge fish to go into my garden pond and i don’t want any leaks which costs more liner or concrete. or is […]

April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Q&A: Where can i learn to build my own bio filter and skimmer for a pond?

Question by angry youngman: Where can i learn to build my own bio filter and skimmer for a pond? bio filter and skimmer for a koi pond… my pond is 1500 gallons. pump is 2400 GPH Best answer: Answer by doxieWe built our own filter. I suppose it depends on how big your pond is. […]

April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment More

koi pond in vegas limitations.?

Question by Resto: koi pond in vegas limitations.? Hello, im deciding on creating a koi pond garden in backyard. Just wondering if anybody lives in Vegas and knows what the guildlines are? what is the maximum depth before i get fined? above 16 inches would be considered a pool.. i am shooting for 3-4ft. I […]

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

What’s a Pond Vacuum?

Question by Me!: What’s a Pond Vacuum? I’ve posted a question about how a dirty pond issue I have can be solved, and I got an answer regarding a Pond Vacuum… Can anyone tell me more about it? Such as: -How it works? -How strong/effective is it to tackle the problem of a dirty pond […]

April 8, 2014 | 3 Comments More

Q&A: Would a little pond be good for a..?

Question by Mustae: Would a little pond be good for a..? I have made up my mind and I want to get an Haitian Curly Tailed Lizard! (yaaaaay!) But I was wondering If I could create a little pond just about half the height of this body somehow and if he/she would like that. I […]

April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Raised garden, help!! Dirt slides down slopes.. (Photos)?

Raised garden, help!! Dirt slides down slopes.. (Photos)?

Question by ~♥Sasha♥~: Raised garden, help!! Dirt slides down slopes.. (Photos)? I decided to put in a raised pond a couple years ago. the 1st year, I had rocks around it, flowers and plants, it looked fairly decent. But… The dirt is washing away… The rocks won’t stay, and the plants are impossible to grow […]

April 1, 2014 | 5 Comments More