Spring Plant Care

Spring Plant Care

Spring is right around the corner! Your garden needs some assistance getting back in shape, though, so it’s time to get to work. Not only will you be helping to revive your garden but you will also be doing something healthy for your mind and body. Help yourself and your garden with some spring plant care tips for getting your backyard green and water garden beautiful by the time the season reaches its peak.

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Autumn Aquatic Plant Care

Autumn Aquatic Plant Care

With the shorter days and cooler weather comes a change in foliage. For trees, we get to enjoy the vibrant fall colors that remind us of apple picking, pumpkin patches, and playing in the leaves. However, the same does not happen for our water plants. Colors begin to fade and leaves begin to dry out as they prepare for the winter ahead. As we have mentioned in previous blogs about preparing your pond for fall, executing seasonal pond maintenance is important, but paying attention to autumn aquatic plant care is also prudent. Savor the rest of the water gardening season by providing the extra attention needed to properly winterize your plants.

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Controlling Algae in Your Pond

Controlling Algae in Your Pond

If you’re looking at green murky water in your pond then it’s probably due to the dreaded algae.  This grim reaper of ponds was featured in our last post when we discussed how algae is created and this week we will talk about how to control algae in your pond.  Pond scum not only affects the water clarity and quality but also depletes the pond of essential oxygen.  Fortunately, there are a few easy steps to controlling and eliminating algae.

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