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I have a very wet area at the far end of my garden, what suggestions do people have for getting the best usage?

Question by 1873teddy: I have a very wet area at the far end of my garden, what suggestions do people have for getting the best usage? How easy would it be to make a natural pond for example? Or what other things could I do to make the most of damp/boggy grass area? Thank you […]

November 12, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Does anyone know the best way to keep algae from growing in my pond?

Question by GrYpHoN: Does anyone know the best way to keep algae from growing in my pond? I’ve tried using all different types of chemical algae remover, but the water usually turns green within a week! It’s a small 200 gallon store bought pond with about 40-50 goldfish in it. Best answer: Answer by dragoncreepthats […]

October 29, 2013 | 3 Comments More

What is the best way to remove dirt off the bottom of a pond?

Question by Son of Harry Osbourne: What is the best way to remove dirt off the bottom of a pond? K so despite my dad’s usual response of “it’s not a swimming pool” I’d like to see the pond with less dirt collected on the bottom… Yes i know algae at least a little bit […]

October 15, 2013 | 1 Comment More

What is the best fencing material to use on an outdoor pond?

Question by Michael: What is the best fencing material to use on an outdoor pond? I am looking for a nice, semi-decorative/natural looking fence to keep my turtles from escaping their pond. Thanks. Please include links. (red eared slider turtles) Best answer: Answer by meanolmawthis is rabbit fence… http://www.rightonblog.net/media/8_cool_columns.jpg there should be some at a […]

July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

What fish/snails/other things can best clear-up a freshwater pond with lots of algae?

Question by NoNickname: What fish/snails/other things can best clear-up a freshwater pond with lots of algae? I live in Pennsylvania and the pond temperature will flucuate from a nice summer day to a bitterly cold winter. The pond does have a pump and fountain so the water is circulating. But the amount of algae is […]

June 7, 2013 | 3 Comments More

What gardening/lawn product would work best?

Question by Tamara: What gardening/lawn product would work best? Ny bf’s backyard is mostly a patio. with a small shed & a little pond. We are planning to go back there and fix it up but, weeds and grass are between the “spaces” on the deck. He’s afraid if we clean it all up it […]

May 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More

What gardening/lawn product would work best?

Question by Tamara: What gardening/lawn product would work best? Ny bf’s backyard is mostly a patio. with a small shed & a little pond. We are planning to go back there and fix it up but, weeds and grass are between the “spaces” on the deck. He’s afraid if we clean it all up it […]

May 3, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Q&A: What is the best way to create a boggy pond for wildlife?

Question by sidekick2907: What is the best way to create a boggy pond for wildlife? I live in Berkshire, UK, and my mother in law would love to have a boggy bit of the garden to encourage different types of wildlife. Does anyone have any pointer/tips on how to create a small area like this, […]

March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Best Management Practices Landscaping

Best Management Practices Landscaping

The city of Los Angeles recently enacted a Best Management Practices code. EnviroscapeLA Founder Mike Garcia explains what this entails and actually shows a BMP in the installation stage. The particular BMP shown here is rainwater diversion. enviroscapeLA.com Landscape Design and Installation in Los Angeles. Enviroscape LA Founder Mike Garcia is Landscape Design Contractor certified […]

January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

What are the best fish for garden ponds?

Question by Chemical: What are the best fish for garden ponds? the pond i have is a pre-moulded plastic one and its about 21 inches deep, and i need some fish to put in it, any recomendations? Best answer: Answer by live laugh love

November 22, 2012 | 8 Comments More