Posts Tagged ‘water garden ohio’

Water Garden Experts In Ohio! Call Pond Wiser at 330-833-FROG

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

We are the water garden experts in Ohio! If you’re thinking of adding a water garden, you should speak to us first. We are here to help. If you have an existing water garden, we can help you maintain or correct any issues you may have. With soothing sounds and distinctive plants, water gardens are varied, beautiful, and welcome additions to your yard. We at Pond Wiser have ideas to help you pick one that’s perfect for your landscape. Some water gardeners like fish in their water features, while others opt for more focus on the water-garden plants. No matter the size of your water garden there will be some maintenance items  to be considered before you start your project.  Take for example, pumps. Many times the pumps will not [Read More…]

Water Garden in Ohio? Call Pond Wiser at 330-833-FROG

Monday, July 21st, 2014

So, you want to have a small water garden here in Northeast Ohio? You decide to dig a hole in your backyard, fill it with water, and dump some fish in. This is definitely a recipe for complete failure. Without proper planning to create a sustainable aquatic environment, the death of all fish is pretty much guaranteed. It is very important to have a plan to control the nutrients going into any water garden before introducing any aquatic life. Some of the most common nutrients found in lawn fertilizer are nitrogen compounds and phosphorus. This is important because most water gardens are installed next to lawns which many times are treated with various nutrients that may cause excessive algae growth, killing all aquatic life. Controlling algae growth is one of [Read More…]

Ohio water garden experts at Pond Wiser can ensure that your ohio water garden won’t croak!

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Ohio water garden experts at Pond Wiser can ensure that your Ohio water garden won’t croak! Here in Ohio the weather can be pretty extreme, which can make caring for a water garden more difficult than in other parts of the country with milder climates. For example, if your water garden is not deep enough it may freeze solid, killing any and all plant and marine life present. Or how about algae?  Some algae naturally appears and causes your water garden to look green before naturally clearing out in later months.  If you don’t know the science of what is actually happening in your Ohio water garden, then you may add chemicals that aren’t really needed. Did you know that water garden plants actually have multiple categories? They do! We [Read More…]

Water Gardens in Ohio require year round service to be the best looking water garden possible!

Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Having an Ohio water garden and maintaining it professionally are two completely different things. Many people start out with the great idea of beginning a water garden until they realize that like a regular (dirt-based) garden these things require some upkeep.  Both types of gardens also grow, wait for it, weeds!  These weeds can choke out the good, healthy species you have taken the time and money to plant in the first place.  Even your “good” plants in your Ohio water garden can often grow more quickly than anticipated and cause more maintenance issues.  Some plants should only be dealt with when they become dormant in the fall. Here is a “free tip” for you DIY ers. Did you know that fall is the best time of year to take [Read More…]