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 characteristics.

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 infestation.

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 MacArthurWatergardens.com
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!
**************************************************

add your link
addyour link
add your link to our site


What's Inside bullet1
Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan - To design , Landscaping Lessons-Proper Placement Of Trees In Landscape a wild flower garden, , Planning Your Flower you do not need to be a specialist or an artist, you just need to be observant and let your creative juices flow. Look around you, what is unique about your surroundings? Do you wish to enhance or compliment these...

Rose Gardening - A rose , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips is said to be a symbol of love. For generations, the rose , Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses has been the most popular flower , Using Garden Decor For a Complete Garden known not only for its beauty for the significance it holds. There are so many varieties and different colors , The Magic Plant Copier of roses. , Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses Rose gardening , Spruce Budworm is perhaps the...

The Use of Color in Your Landscape - The Use Of Color. , Natural Pond Filters - Let Nature Do the Hard Work! Color , A Teak Bench: The Perfect Complement To Any Outdoor Space can capture and hold your attention almost more than anything else in your landscape. , Tips for Planting an Outdoor Herb Garden It also gives landscapes , Tips on Gardening definition and interest and adds another dimension to the landscape. , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 10) Nutrients By knowing a few facts about how the human...

Your Garden - Growing from Seed - With all the plants , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond available on the market these days, both from garden , Dandelion: Miracle Gift from Mother Earth centres and mail order, you might wonder why anyone would bother to grow , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond from seed. , A Teak Bench: The Perfect Complement To Any Outdoor Space There are a few answers to this one but some of the basic ones are:...

Hydrangea Forever & Ever Red - The First Red Hydrangea that Blooms on New Growth!2006 has had an incredible number of outstanding plant , How to Clone with Success introductions and its only February. This week we are featuring yet another new plant , Orchid Flowers sure to be a standout for years to come -...

Canopy Swings - Escape the Weather with One - Do you love to sit outdoors , Lawn Tractors Were Never a Chore and swing for hours but have to cut your relaxing excursions short due to the intense sun , Fiberglass Pond Liners or brief summer , Indoor Gardening With Foliage Plants showers? Do you get tired of having to wipe down your outdoor furniture , How to Reduce Pollution Using a Robotic Lawn Mower before you can actually sit in it and enj...

Tips for Preparing a Planting Bed - If you are preparing beds , Tips For a Long Lasting Amaryllis for landscaping , Important Uses of Weeds in the Lives of People around your house , Light Up the Night! Quick Facts about Outdoor Lighting this article should simplify the process for you. I say that because of everything that is written about this subject, some of it is accurate, some of it is just plain wrong, and much of it...

Color in the Garden - Discover color , How to Grow Bananas in foliage. I don't know why people think of flowers when a garden , Harvesting Herbs is mentioned. Blooming plants , Harvesting Herbs make a noticeable accent only when in bloom and in sufficient numbers to be seen from a distance. On the other hand, foliage i...

Indoor Waterfalls - Indoor waterfalls , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 4 are found in many living rooms , What Type of Gazebo is Right for You? Top Questions You Need to Ask as conversation pieces. These are actually systems of water , Are Robotic Lawn Mowers in Your Future? flowing continuously from top to bottom between two transparent sheets with a decorative backdrop. Lights , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 4 and sounds are used in order to...

Seasonal Gardening




© 2007 mygarden.net.au Gardening | Landscaping | Climate Change | Home Improvement | How To DIY | Home Garden | Interior Design | Home Security | Home Finance | Forum | DIY | Add Your Link