Pond & Lake 101

  • Pond & Lake 101

    Pond & Lake 101

    Why Proactive care is the new standard in pond management The old way… For years, the accepted method of pond management was to wait for a problem, like an algae bloom or excessive aquatic weed growth and then "react to it" with a chemical application. Although this is effective at providing a quick fix, it does not address the actual problem. In many cases, this reactive approach is catching up with pond owners. Those that have been practicing this form of management are finding it more and more difficult to control unwanted weeds and algae. Chemicals are a great tool... Read More »
  • Winterizing Your Farm Pond

    Winterizing Your Farm Pond

    Get Your Farm Pond Ready for the Winter Months As our warm summer months come to an end, we receive many questions regarding "pond winterization". Winterizing your pond is an important step to ensure a safe and healthy start-up next spring. Here are some easy tips to help you on your way. General Clean Up Tips: Set aside a few hours to do some picking up around your pond. Clean the inlets or outlets of any debris that may have fallen in and pick up and sticks or brush that may have fallen into the pond. If debris is left to decompose, they will only contribute to the... Read More »