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What Should I do to my pond before traveling!

What Should I do to my pond before traveling!

 How will you care for your pond while traveling? It is very important to set up everything before you go.  Here are some tips for a worry free trip:  ​Circulation -Make sure to let the pump run while you are gone to assist with oxygenation and circulation. Stagnant...

Plant Spotlight – Pickerel Rush

Plant Spotlight – Pickerel Rush

Don’t let the name of this plant fool you! Pickerel Rush (or weed) has showy purple (or pink or white) flower spikes and is a great plant for the pond. It blooms from June to October and is hardy in zones 3 to 10. So it grows great here in Oklahoma. Grown in full sun...

Transferring Fish – To Your Oklahoma Pond

Transferring Fish ​- Whether you are transferring fish from a holding tank back to the pond after a cleanout or from one pond to another, there are several things that need to be considered for the safety of the fish. difference in water temperaturedifference in pH in...

Getting LED Lighting For Your Oklahoma Pond

Pond LED lighting can provide a number of benefits to your Oklahoma pond. They are low voltage, come in a variety of colors, and are environmentally friendly. They are also extremely energy efficient, and will last much longer than standard halogen lights. LED lights...

5 Pond Plants to Attract Dragonflies

One question we hear often is “will mosquitos be a problem with my new pond?” and we’re here to put your mind at ease! Mosquitos are drawn to stagnant or slow-moving water. A well-designed pond is designed with circulation as a priority, with the total pond volume...

Summer Maintenance Checklist

As we are approaching the end of summer, it may be time to check on some basics maintenance items around the pond to keep it operating smoothly.  Below are some basics that we often take for granted. Stay on top of the water level. Letting the water get too long...

What You Need To Know About Water Feature Repair!

Adding a water feature to your Oklahoma garden is one of the most effective ways to revamp it. In addition to increasing the curb appeal of your property, a water feature will help create a relaxing and calming environment. ​Outdoor water features take a lot of...

What is a Pond Dosing System?

How often do you forget to add water treatments to your Oklahoma pond? You then go outside and your pond is murky, algae ridden, or the sludge build up has gotten out of control. The pond dosing system will take away the pressure of trying to remember to add water...

Do Ponds Need A Bottom Drain?

Quick and easy answer, you don’t need one. Bottom drains aren’t necessary under certain conditions, so they can be a waste of money. It’s important to know whether or not you need one because it can make a big difference in the health and look of your pond. Keep...

How many fish can your Oklahoma pond hold?

How many fish can your Oklahoma pond hold?

No one likes to be crowded – and fish are no exception. An overstocked pond can make your fish unhappy and unhealthy. Parasites can spread and bummed out fish tend to have diminished color. Not enough space and oxygen can even be fatal. Be smart when you stock your...

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