Posts Tagged ‘pond management’

Time for the geese to go! Goose Control with Pond Wiser 330-833-FROG

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Time for the geese to go! Goose Control with Pond Wiser 330-833-FROG The Canadian Geese migration begins in the fall here in Northern Ohio. Once you see Canadian geese visiting your property, it is important to interrupt their daily routine right away. You don’t want to be on their route, they aren’t delivering anything you want. You also want to make sure that they do not linger, leave a big mess behind, or decide to take up permanent residence. Unlike most human visitors, geese do not realize when they have overstayed their welcome. Their very presence truly becomes toxic to your property. It is important to understand geese migration patterns in order to know how to deter them. Pond Wiser knows how to deter them and utilizes skilled border collies, [Read More…]

Let your pond scum be a thing of the past: Pond Wiser 330-833-FROG

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Let your pond scum be a thing of the past: Pond Wiser 330-833-FROG   Pond Algae is a sure sign of an unhealthy pond. The arrival of spring often presents a problem for pond owners as the beautiful, clear water of their ponds disappears beneath a blanket of green, slimy, stinky pond algae or pond scum. “Pond Algae or Pond Scum” is a popular term for aquatic algae, which tends to “bloom,” or flourish in the spring time, and tends to spread over the top of the pond like an unwelcome green and brown blanket of unsightly, odorous vegetation.   Aquatic algae is a classified as a plant, but unlike most plants it has no roots, stems, or leaves. Pond algae can be found either floating on the pond surface [Read More…]

Pond Management in Northeast Ohio! Pond Wiser 330-833-FROG

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
closing down the pond for fall

Pond Wiser has been sustaining many ponds and water features throughout Northeast Ohio for the past 26 years. This experience is valuable in managing current threats to your pond and is crucial in anticipating future threats. Pond Wiser will work with you to develop a pond management program to enhance both the health and beauty of your pond. Pond management is necessary because every body of water has its own unique characteristics. Some ponds and water features may not be suitable for certain types of aquatic life depending on different factors, such as the depth of the body of water and the amount of shade covering the pond. Many ponds are susceptible to chemical runoff, so a plan may need to be devised to prevent this from happening in the [Read More…]

Changes for your pond or water garden? Call us first 330-833-FROG

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

After you have properly winterized and stored your aerator, it’s time to start thinking about next spring. What changes do you want to make to your water garden or pond? Do you want to add some plants? If so, which ones grow best in Ohio’s harsh climate? Want to add some fish? Do you need to change the depth of your water garden or pond for that? These are just a few of the questions for you to consider and discuss with us at Pond Wiser well before the spring weather arrives. You will want to make sure that you have a goal before the weather warms up so you get the most time to enjoy your water feature during the nicer weather. At Pond Wiser, we have over 25 [Read More…]