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A Guide to All Seasons Pond Landscaping No matter what type of landscape pond you have, it would require regular care. The kind of seasonal maintenance a landscape pond needs would depend on its location, construction, size and content. Whether it is in-ground or aboveground, or big or small, it is important to know how to preserve your landscape pond. The pointers below can help you conserve your landscape pond from season to season. How to look after a landscape pond in springtime 1. Depending on the need, you may have to drain the pond and hose down its bottom to make it clean. It is bad for the pond to have more than an inch of muck.
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2. Observe if there are any leaks and patch it using a pond repair kit. This is a basic part of any landscape pond maintenance schedule as this process will help you arrest any water loss.
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3. Reinstall the filter and pump but replace them if needed. 4. Trickle water at the bottom of the pond to top off the water level and to avoid accumulation of salts and minerals. 5. Take out dead leaves and other debris to ward off toxic gases. 6. Supplement the water with oxygenating aquatic bunch plants to augment the level of oxygen. 7. In case of potted plants, split them so they can continue growing robustly. 8. When feeding the fish, start with high carbohydrate food to combat lethargy. 9. Put back to the pond the tropical plants you stored for the winter after the cold weather has passed. 10. The water lilies, lotus and marsh plants should be divided first prior to replanting. 11. To keep algae under control, include new floating and submerged plants once the water temperature reached fifty degrees Fahrenheit. 12. Do not forget to fertilize the potted plants. Pond landscaping tips in summertime 1. Top off the level of the water as needed. It is important to maintain a proper water balance and inhibit the accumulation of salt and mineral. This can be done by adding water in trickles rather than in large amounts. 2. Analyze the water chemistry weekly with ammonia, chlorine and chloramines kits as too much of these chemicals will kill the fish. Pond landscaping tips in autumn 1. Remove the falling leaves and if the pond is near trees, use a netting to catch the leaves. 2. Detach the filter and pumps, drain them, and store them inside. How to look after a landscape pond in wintertime 1. Put on the pond surface a floating wood or ball to absorb the tension from the expanding ice and safeguard the pond. 2. Have an open air hole for the fish and for the discharge of toxic gases.