Algae & Weed Control

  • 5 Tips for Treating Pond & Lake Algae

    5 Tips for Treating Pond & Lake Algae

    It can be frustrating to spend hours upon hours dosing the water with algaecides and raking out the algae-feeding plant matter, only to see it return weeks – if not days – later. Here are our top recommendations for battling the algae in ponds and lakes. 1. Treat Only Actively Growing Algae When using algae control products in a pond or lake, the algae must be present and actively growing. Why? Because the chemicals need to make direct contact with the tiny organisms and absorb into their cells for them to be effective; if there are no living algae, the chemicals will... Read More »
  • Cattail and Emergent Weed Control

    Cattail and Emergent Weed Control

    Cattails and other emergent aquatic plants can add natural beauty to any pond or shoreline, but if left unchecked for too long, they can overtake these areas and create a maintenance nightmare. A consistent program is the most efficient way to combat the excessive spread of unwanted weeds. Fortunately, there is a simple solution to keeping cattails in check. Follow these tips to maintain a pristine shoreline all season long. Set Boundaries Cattails are not all bad. They are nature's solution to providing habitat for wildlife and preventing soil erosion, and they make a great visual... Read More »