Pond Fish

What To Do In The Garden In December

Wildlife

Whether it's a bleak December or the more mild weather we are becoming used to, you can still spend useful time in the garden during the last month of the year. David Coton suggests some garden jobs that can occupy the short days.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 20th of November, 2017.

How to Build a Pond

December

Today the most popular way to build a pond is to use either a pre-formed shape or a liner, concrete is more time consuming and can be very demanding, Dan Everton compares the merits of each method.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Wednesday, 11th of May, 2016.

How To Choose A Pond Filter

Pond Construction

All ponds need a filtration system to keep the water clean, clear and healthy. As Dan Everton points out, stocking levels of fish are much higher in a garden pond than in the wild and, without a filter, impurities accumulate to create a toxic environment.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Wednesday, 26th of August, 2015.

How To Keep Your Garden Pond Healthy

Pond Maintenance

Dan Everton explains that keeping a pond healthy requires a combination of nature and technology right from the planning stage.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Wednesday, 19th of August, 2015.

Which Preformed Pond Should You Choose?

Bioforce

Preformed ponds are a popular alternative to using a liner, Dan Everton explains that they are moulded from plastic or fibre glass and available in a large number of shapes.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Monday, 10th of August, 2015.

Garden Pond Filters FAQ

Winter Ponds

David Coton has put together this FAQ feature on garden pond filters to address some of the questions asked by people new to pond and fish keeping, and hopefully, make it easier for others to make their choices.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 4th of March, 2014.

How To Create an Oriental, Chinese, Japanese Garden

Pond Maintenance

If you want to create a Chinese or Japanese styled garden, David Coton has plenty of ideas and inspiration for ornaments, structures and plants that will provide a wonderful oriental feel.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 7th of April, 2016.

Which Food to Feed Pond Fish

Pond Construction

If you want fit and healthy fish then it is essential you feed them the right food, this will also avoid polluting the water too.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 26th of October, 2012.