The latest news in pond design and backyard ponds at Great Lakes Pondscapes
Absolutely committed to staying current with new developments in pond design, Great Lakes Pondscapes is constantly researching the latest trends regarding backyard ponds. Whether we’re searching out fresh pond accessories, testing new pond pumps, or marveling at a well-designed water feature, we won’t rest until we know all there is to know about pond design. To learn more about what we’re currently following, select a news article from the options below.
Winter will be officially upon us this month and as an owner of a backyard pond or other water feature, it’s incredibly important you keep it properly maintained throughout the cold and dry months if you choose to keep it operating.
A nip in the air, shorter days, and the shedding of multi-colored leaves from the trees signifies a changing of the seasonal guard. Gardeners across the country take precautions to protect their landscapes from the harsh reality of winter.
Deciding to install a backyard pond is a big decision for any homeowner. However, the more planning that goes into it, the easier your pond will be to maintain. In this post, we will look at a few of the things you should keep in mind when planning for your backyard pond.
Make sure you are checking your water levels regularly as the heat can cause water to evaporate much more quickly than you may expect – especially if you have fountains, waterfalls, or other water features as a part of your backyard pond.
Whether you’re interested in adding upgraded lighting, incorporating streams, or adding fish or aquatic plants, the team at Great Lakes Pondscapes can help you to make your backyard pond into the oasis you have always dreamed of!
The type of filtration system you utilize for your backyard pond should use a biological as well as a mechanical filter. A biological filter works by providing a surface area where bacteria that are beneficial to the pond’s ecosystem colonize and aid in removing excess nutrients from the water.
If you’re a regular visitor to our website, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that it has undergone quite a change! With a bright, vibrant color scheme and loads of images to show off our amazing pond design capabilities, our new site aims to introduce visitors – new and old alike – to our backyard ponds.