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.
Dan Everton explains that keeping a pond healthy requires a combination of nature and technology right from the planning stage.
Most people prefer a hot summer that's full of sunshine, but your pond certainly doesn't and is liable to become clogged by green algae. Why should you be bothered and what can you do about it?
If you're having people over for a BBQ garden party and your pond isn't looking the best then follow this guide for some easy, quick ways to get it ready and looking neat.
This guide from David Coton will help you to locate and repair a leak in your pond liner which could potentially drain your pond completely and lead to major problems for aquatic life.
My guide will help you to understand duckweed in your pond, explaining what it is, how it can affect the pond, and how you can control it.