The Importance of Maintaining Your Pond Equipment In Summer

The Importance of Maintaining Your Pond Equipment In Summer

The summer months are prime time for you ponds to be working most effectively.  It’s when threats like algae blooms, lack of oxygen, murky water, and fish disease and death are most common.  That’s why maintenance of your equipment during summer is so important.  The equipment needs to be functioning at the optimum level 24 hours a day during the warm weather to make sure it maintains a healthy ecosystem.

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Essential Summer Pond Equipment

Essential Summer Pond Equipment

Summer is the best time to take full advantage of your water garden.  Relaxing by your pond offers tranquility in nature but cloudy murky water and dreadful odors can ruin this experience entirely.  We discussed in previous posts about algae and how to control it, but algae is your worst enemy in summer and some light maintenance is needed to keep your pond balanced.  In order to keep this balance, there is some essential pond equipment we recommend.

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Combat Mosquitoes and Other Pests

Combat Mosquitoes and Other Pests

Summer has arrived with the warm temperatures, late sunsets, and of course the dreaded mosquitoes. Mosquitoes can really take the fun out of spending time in the yard.  They are not only annoying and cause you to itch but they are also dangerous.  In recent years, they have become a real cause for health concerns due to mosquito-borne illness.  But we have come up with a bunch of ways to combat mosquitoes and other pests so you can enjoy this prime pond time without the worry of bites or disease!

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