Posts Tagged ‘water gardens’

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…]

Be “Pond Wiser” When Maintaining Your Ohio Winter Water Garden

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

It is January 2012, in northeast Ohio and we have been blessed with what seems to be an endless fall season, but the frigid temperatures are sure to arrive any day now. Water gardens require maintenance throughout the year, but preparation for the winter months is especially important for the survival of both the aquatic plants and the wildlife in and around the pond. Fall is the time to take action, but because we have been really lucky this winter with unusually warm weather early on, it is not too late to start right now. Taking care of your pond during the cold months is easy to do. Just manage the plants and clean the pond. Then keep an eye on it until the warm weather returns. To begin, you [Read More…]