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The Science Behind Aquatic Planting

The Science Behind Aquatic Planting

Take a stroll by a local pond or lake, and you'll likely encounter a variety of plants thriving both in and around the water. Nature has a way of populating bodies of water with a diverse range of plants. Some, like water lilies and cattails, add...

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The Best Natural Algae Control Methods

The Best Natural Algae Control Methods

Algae growth is a common problem for many pond owners. While a natural part of aquatic ecosystems, it can rapidly overgrow when conditions are right and adversely affect your pond's health and aesthetics. When excessive algae blooms occur, your...

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Common Types of Algae

Common Types of Algae

When you own a pond or a lake, algae inevitably becomes a part of the aquatic ecosystem. These microscopic organisms are not inherently harmful. In fact, algae are unicellular or multicellular forms of life that play an integral role in food chains...

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How Turtles Affect Your Pond

How Turtles Affect Your Pond

We've all experienced the thrill of spotting a turtle basking on a log in their natural habitats — their outstretched necks and splayed feet are sure to bring a smile to your face, whether you're a young child or an adult. But if you're a proud...

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How to Control Erosion in Lakes & Ponds

How to Control Erosion in Lakes & Ponds

Have you noticed that your pond or lake’s shoreline has begun to recede? Whether natural or man-made, lakes and ponds are susceptible to erosion, and property owners must take preventative measures to protect their properties from this issue....

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