The Difference Between Large and Small Ponds
Article by: Brett Fogle
If you think that a large pond , BBQ Food is the Mental Cue that Summer is Here is simply a small pond , Start Your Seeds Indoors For A Jump On Spring Planting that "grew
up", you're in for some pond , Landscaping Can Make or Break Curb Appeal for Homebuyers maintenance problems. Let's start
off my defining the terms that we'll be using here. A large pond
is anything over 1,000 gallons (5,000 liters). A pond , Redwood Outdoor Decor: Relax This Season With Furniture You Can Trust that holds
over 4,000 gallons (20,000 liters) is a very large pond. , How to Prune Lilac Shrubs
Large ponds , Flowering Trees - How to Make Your Garden Shady and Beautiful at the Same Time require a whole different level of financial and time
committment than small ponds , Hibiscus Plants do. You'll need larger and more
efficient pumps , Home and Garden Decor Needs and filters as well as the additional plumbing
that those devices require. You'll probably also spend a lot more
for plants , Landscaping Can Make or Break Curb Appeal for Homebuyers and fish , Chainsaws - Caring For Your Chain as well as higher maintenance costs for those
plants and fish. , Redwood Outdoor Decor: Relax This Season With Furniture You Can Trust
Your building , A Modern Day Glove Affair and maintenance costs are dependant, to a great
extent, on how deep your pond , Vacation Proofing your Garden is. A 6' deep pond, , Cat Repellent or How to Keep Cats Out of Your Garden for example,
calls for a large and highly-specialized biofilter which uses a
lot of electricity , Do Garden Statues Have a Place in a Modern Garden? and requires a pretty hefty chunk of space for
installation. You'll need extra UV power , Lawn Maintenance and some sophisticated
plumbing including bottom drains, skimmers, valves, and the like.
Of course, you always have the option of letting your pond , How To Build A Patio Cover go "au
natural" and develop into a self-maintaining ecosystem just like
a real pond. , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 6 If that's your goal, don't go for a 6' depth.
Natural ponds , Hibiscus Plants will be more cloudy than a filtered pond , How to Prune Lilac Shrubs and it's
likely that you'll never see your fish! , Deck Swing Buying and Assembling Tips
Even a natural , How To Build A Patio Cover pond will require some help from you before mother
nature kicks in. You'll still need to condition the water, , The Care of Cattleya Orchids and
remove chlorine, before fish , Hibiscus Plants are introduced. You'll also want to
have lots of plants , Harry Lauder's Walking Stick both for natural , Lawn Maintenance shelter and temperature
regulation as well as for their oxygen-generating
If your pond , Adirondack Furniture - What It is and Why You Want It takes root , Grass Varieties and begins to develop naturally then
you'll actually end up saving quite a bit of money on fish food. , The Design Principle of Unity in Gardening and Landscaping
A natural , The Care of Cattleya Orchids pond generates and attracts a lot of natural , Do Garden Statues Have a Place in a Modern Garden? food
sources and it's likely that you will never have to feed your
fish at all.
Don't skimp on testing just because your pond , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 6 is developing
naturally. You still have threats of fertilizer and pesticide
runoff entering your pond, , Hillside Landscaping-Proper Watering and you still need to worry about
keeping oxygen levels up and water , Cat Repellent or How to Keep Cats Out of Your Garden temperatures down. You'll also
want to examine your fish , Teak Outdoor Furniture periodically for signs of parasite
Keeping a large pond , Flowering Trees - How to Make Your Garden Shady and Beautiful at the Same Time can require an inordinate amount of time and
money. My best advice , Metal Sheds is not to build one unless you are willing
to do your part in keeping it.**************************************************
Brett Fogle is the owner of MacArthur Water Gardens , How to Prune Lilac Shrubs and several
other pond-related websites including
and Pond-Filters-Online.com. He
also publishes a free monthly
newsletter called PondStuff! with a reader circulation of over
9,000. To sign up for the free newsletter and receive our FREE
'New Pond , Industrial Blowers Owners Guide' visit MacArthur Water Gardens , Adirondack Furniture - What It is and Why You Want It today!
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