Easy Pond Algae Control the Ecologically Safe Way

 


Article by: Doug Green

Algae control in ponds , Metal Garden Benches is fairly straightforward. If we ignore the initial spring , Controlling House Plant Pests burst of green water , How Savvy Gardeners Use Mulch To Make Garden Work Easier that tells us the pond , A Beautiful Garden of Flowers is coming alive, we make the first good step.

However if the green , How To Keep Birds Off Of Your Patio Furniture persists, it tells us there is an imbalance in the pond , How to Win the War Against Slugs and Snails ecology. The solution to that is to fix the imbalance. While some pond , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two) keepers would have you chuck in some chemicals, the reality is these are merely band-aids and won't "solve"¬Ě the problem, they'll only mask it. If you want to solve the problem consider the sources of the problem.

Many ponds , How to Win the War Against Slugs and Snails have too many fish , Conservation in them. At one inch of fish , A Low Maintenance Landscape Can Save You Money per one square foot of pond , A Low Maintenance Landscape Can Save You Money surface, you can either have three big ones at 10-inch length or 30 little ones at one-inch length. (note that 3 ten-inch fish , Planning A Butterfly Garden will likely give you 100 one-inch fish , Getting Up to Speed with Landscape Lighting! every year) If you have a greatere fish , Say Your Feelings with Flowers - Flower Meaning population than this, understand two things are happening. The first is the pool ecology is being upset because of too high a level of fish , Growing Orchids as House Plants excreted waste and high fish , Controlling House Plant Pests populations are likely eating the oxygenating plants , Want A View? Start Growing Orchids On Trees that deal with this excretion waste material. The real solution is to lower the fish , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two) population. I note if you have fish , Choosing for the Garden Pond and are feeding them, the other recommendation is to stop feeding or to drastically reduce your feeding. Excess food , Choosing Fish for the Garden Pond creates excess waste which in turn creates green , Hardy Hibiscus pond water. , Growing Blueberries for Fun or Profit

The second solution is to increase the oxygenating plant , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond level. A rule of thumb for doing this is to add one bunch (10 stems or so) of a floating oxygenator plant , Controlling House Pests such anacharis for every 3 square feet of pond , Want to Build a ? surface. Reducing the fish , How To Keep Birds Off Of Your Patio Furniture population and adding the oxygenators will clean up the algae in few days. If you add oxygenators without reducing the fish , Green Thumb Gifts: Beyond Gardening Gloves population, the fish , Artificial Trees Advantages will likely eat the plants , Growing Orchids as House s and the green , Say Your Feelings with Flowers - Flower Meaning pond water , Hardy Hibiscus will not go away.

Understand there is not magic bullet here. You have to get that ecology in balance and the way to do that is to follow a few simple rules to control fish , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two) and plant , Using the Right Hedge Trimmers in Lawn Care populations. The two thumb rules above will solve most algae problems.
Doug Green, , Using the Right Hedge Trimmers in Lawn Care award winning garden , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water or Pond author with 7 books published, answers gardening , - When to Prune questions in his free newsletter at http://www.water-gardens-information.com

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