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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

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