Natural Pond Filters - Let Nature Do the Hard Work!

 


Article by: Anne Clarke

You may think that it is silly to have to use a pond , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? filter in your garden , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your ? pond when no pond , Rosemary out in nature , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures uses a filter. Why should you have to? Well, although a pond , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum filter is still a good idea, there are some things that you can do to encourage nature , Orchid Myths -The Truth to keep your pond , How to Clone with Success clean, too. Why not let nature , Rosemary do the hard work?

· Water lilies - If you do not have any water , How to Extend Your Living Space Outdoors - Working with Color lilies in your pond, , The Garden Beckons it is definitely time to get some. Most obviously, you should include water , Amaryllis Secrets lilies in your pond , Sheds - is this a Man's Castle? because they are beautiful. , Waterwise Xeriscaping for an Extraordinary Spring Garden What you may not have known, though, is that water , Do It Yourself Landscaping lilies will also help keep your pond , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum clean. How? If you have problems with green water, , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? you should cover over half of the surface of your pond , How To Divide Bulbs For Bigger Gardens with water plants, , Volumetric Concrete Mixer and water , The Hosta A Shade Loving Perennial lilies spread out across your pond , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures with ease. Another benefit to water , Vinyl Fencing Is A Viable Alternative To Wood lilies is that they give your fish , Getting Tulips to Bloom for Two Months in Your Garden a place , How To Divide Bulbs For Bigger Gardens to hide when it is sunny or when there are predators about.

· Other plants , Sheds - is this a Man's Castle? - other plants , Rosemary are also beneficial in your pond. , How to Clone with Success Plants , Volumetric Concrete Mixer do not just add beauty to your pond , Getting Tulips to Bloom for Two Months in Your Garden (although, the beauty that they add seems like reason enough to include them in your pond). Plants , How To Choose a Landscape Contractor are a living filtration system. They remove and process organic , Injury to Trees and Shrubs waste materials. Use both floating and submerged plants. , Do It Yourself Landscaping Submerged plants , Do It Yourself Landscaping are great for releasing oxygen into the water, , Garden Room Boundaries... and they provide an overall clearer water , The Hosta A Shade Loving Perennial and better water , Choosing the Right Sprinkler System quality. Floating plants , Rosemary great also because their roots , How to Grow Sweet Corn are the home , The Hosta A Shade Loving Perennial to lots of beneficial microorganisms that eat up the organic , Waterwise Xeriscaping for an Extraordinary Spring Garden debris that clouds up your water. , How to Extend Your Living Space Outdoors - Working with Color

· Waterfalls - again, like water , Sampler of Rare Fruits for Fun or Profit lilies and plants, , Birch Leaf Miner waterfalls , Choosing A Landscaping Firm are not just beautiful , Waterwise Xeriscaping for an Extraordinary Spring Garden additions to your pond: they are also helpful additions. Having moving water , How to Extend Your Living Space Outdoors - Working with Color in your pond , Ladybugs, Ladybugs, Come to My Garden helps transport organic , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum materials. Moving water , The Guide to Cloudy Pool also creates a more oxygen-rich environment , Getting Tulips to Bloom for Two Months in Your Garden which is required for beneficial bacteria to function well.

· Bacteria - as you may have been able to tell already, bacteria is necessary in your pond. , Tips for Planting Flower Bulbs Many of us think of bacteria as being bad, but there are, in fact, plenty of beneficial bacteria. You can encourage bacteria to colonize in your pond , Sheltering Butterflies in Your Garden by having a good pond , Thyme: The Herb of Courage filter.

All of these things are helpful for pond , How To Choose a Landscape Contractor filtration (including a store-bought pond , Choosing A Landscaping Firm filter), but let us just go over the benefits one more time of aquatic plants , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum in your pond , Orchid Myths -The Truth - they act as pond , The Guide to Cloudy Pool Water filters and also protect your fish , Mosquitos... Beware! in these ways:

·	They move carbon  , Do It Yourself Landscaping dioxide from the water  , The Guide to Cloudy Pool  while adding oxygen.
 ·	They rid your pond  , Getting Started with Garden and Patio Design of pollutants like toxic heavy metals, , Foraging In The Forest: Finding Materials That Link Your Home To The Great Outdoors  ammonium, nitrates, etc.
 ·	They provide areas for beneficial bacteria and biofilms.
 ·	They control algae - no peas-soup water! , Injury to Trees and Shrubs   They both consume and inhibit algae.


Let nature , Garden Room Boundaries... help you keep your pond , Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting nice and clean and a nice habitat , Building a Deck Things to Check if Using Softwood Species for any fish , Mosquitos... Beware! that you keep in it. Paired with a store-bought pond , Sheltering Butterflies in Your Garden filter, these natural , Add Some Enchantment To Your Backyard With A Garden Gazebo filters can do wonders for your pond. , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden?
Anne Clarke writes numerous articles for websites on gardening, , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures parenting, fashion, and home , Orchids Versus the Traditional Rose decor. Her background includes teaching and gardening. , Tips for Planting Flower Bulbs For more of her articles on gardening , Getting Started with Garden and Patio Design and ponds, , The Garden Beckons please visit Pond , How To Divide Bulbs For Bigger Gardens Filters.

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