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Would moss from a pond be good for the garden?

Question by ssminnow95: Would moss from a pond be good for the garden? I have plenty of moss in the pond and was wondering if it would be beneficial to the garden. Best answer: Answer by CI think you should maybe compost it first. Add your own answer in the comments!

June 13, 2014 | 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

Can I use water from a retention pond to water my vegetable garden?

Question by Dave: Can I use water from a retention pond to water my vegetable garden? It’s actually a lake, but is now used as a retention pond. I’ve been watering my plants from the past few months with it and they seem to be thriving. I have tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, squash, peas and eggplant. […]

August 27, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Can I make a floating garden for my fish pond from styrofoam?

Question by Janie333: Can I make a floating garden for my fish pond from styrofoam? Can I make a floating garden from styrofoam for my fish pond ?. Can I spray paint it w/ black non- toxic paint? What kind of soil — if any–can I put in the pot? Best answer: Answer by maggie […]

August 23, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: How do you remove scum from a pond?

Question by Dizzan81: How do you remove scum from a pond? My pond is covered in a brown algae-type scum. Is there something I can add to the water that will get rid of it? I don’t want to hurt the fish in the pond, tho, or the geese that swim in it. The pond […]

May 10, 2013 | 4 Comments More

How can I prevent rain from roof from harming my garden below?

Question by Kat Meow: How can I prevent rain from roof from harming my garden below? I don’t have a gutter or anything off my roof. It goes directly down to the ground. My new garden is where the house makes an L (rotated right). In the extreme corner, it all comes to a huge […]

April 26, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Q&A: How do I make pond water from going away?

Question by : How do I make pond water from going away? I cement the pond with 3 layers and Im not going to do another one. I have 2 roots in there that I cemented, but Im not sure if there taking in water still. I have 2 layers of brown paint in there […]

March 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More

How can I keep a blue heron away from my koi pond?

Question by bugrrl3: How can I keep a blue heron away from my koi pond? I have a pond in my backyard that’s approximately 10 feet by 12 feet wide and 3 feet deep at it’s deepest point. It has a variety of frogs, snails, goldfish and koi in it. There are lily pads and […]

March 8, 2013 | 6 Comments More

How far should I plant a Weeping Cherry tree away from my koi pond?

Question by kimedwards0108: How far should I plant a Weeping Cherry tree away from my koi pond? I know that they get big and I also have a liner pond. I didn’t know if the roots in time would punch a hole in a liner when it got bigger? Thanks Best answer: Answer by pcbeachrat20 […]

January 18, 2013 | 1 Comment More

How can I discourage toads away from a goldfish pond?

Question by drifter45807: How can I discourage toads away from a goldfish pond? I know toads are good for the garden, etc., but the pond is right outside my bedroom window . In early spring their singing can be pretty LOUD and goes on ALL NIGHT. Some organic way to repel them? Best answer: Answer […]

January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More