Are Koi Ponds High Maintenance?

A koi pond does not have to be high maintenance but it does require regular upkeep to ensure the health of the koi fish you house as well as that of the plant life you choose to adorn within and around the pond. Importance of Water Quality One of the most important aspects of properly …

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How to Calculate Pond Liner Size

A homeowner putting in a do it yourself pond or a water feature that incorporates a pond needs to know how to calculate pond liner size. Here are a few calculation tips to help the job go smoothly. Calculating Liner Size As many ponds are not perfectly square you will need a liner that will …

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Planning and Building a Backyard Garden Pond

Planning and building a backyard garden pond can be an inexpensive project with results that will introduce a beautiful addition to any home’s lawn, and can be completed in an afternoon. Water gardens attract many forms of wildlife and will add a great deal of activity to your garden, while still providing a calm aesthetic. …

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How Small Can a Koi Pond Be?

The optimal dimensions of a koi pond depend upon three key factors: depth, length, and volume (quantity of three-dimensional space, in this case, gallons of water). The architecture and dimensions of your pond are vital to your koi’s survival, health, and growth. Depth A pond measuring a depth of four to five feet is most …

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Building a Raised Pond

Building a raised pond is not as difficult as it sounds, with the result being an impressive and versatile water feature. You will need a pre-formed liner or other container, and your chosen wall construction material. Select Your Liner The preformed liner will help give you a smooth, water-tight base for your pond. You can …

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