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Garden Pond Plants Winter Care

Do Garden pond plants need winter care and preparation? I suggest that you prepare your garden pond plants for winter and benefit next spring. Lessen the task of winter preparation of garden pond plants. NOTE: This article...
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Pros & Cons of Heating Water in a New Koi Pond

Pros & Cons of Heating Water in a new Koi Pond for Optimum Koi Pond Conditions   Heating Koi Pond Water. However since we are talking of Heating Water in new koi ponds here and assuming the...
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Frozen Fish Ponds

What If The Koi Pond Freezes In Winter? What To Do With Frozen Fish Ponds. You might have searched for: • Frozen Koi Ponds & Fish Ponds. • Ponds Freeze in Winter. • Pond Care in Freezing Winter Weather How...
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How To Make a Bentonite Clay Pond

A Bentonite Clay Pond Step-by-Step Also known as Clay Puddling, this is how you make a natural pond without a liner. To create this bentonite clay pond the bentonite clay enables you to create a beautifully...

Glossary Of Terms

Glossary of Pond Building Terms This is a glossary of terms that we have used throughout the website and will help you understand what the instructions are referring to in any of the building and...
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Understanding Fish Pond Design

Many people call in landscapers when they decide to do garden improvements which include the creation of water features and construction of ponds. Other people opt to do everything themselves because they find fish...
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Outdoor Fish Ponds to Suit Different Garden Types

Choose a pond type to suit your garden. Picture © Janek Szymanowski Gardens come in all shapes, sizes and styles, so it is really important to make sure that if you are going to incorporate...
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Water for Koi Fish Ponds

Koi ponds have become incredibly popular all over the world in the past 20 years. A kind of fancy carp (correctly called Nishikigoi) that originated in Japan more than 1,600 years ago, they have...
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Fish Pond Pumps for Garden Ponds

Fish pond pumps recirculate water in ponds and pools and enable filters to keep the water clear and clean. They can also be used to make streams run in a natural way, make fountains spray,...
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Making the Best of Backyard Fish Ponds

Backyard fish ponds offer many ways to transform the dullest and most ordinary of areas, wherever you live in the world. Water offers tremendous possibilities for landscaping and garden design. Not only do ponds suit...