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Pond Maintenance & Tips

Looking to improve the appearance or health of your pond? From ways to get rid of blanket weed to understanding why your pond isn’t clearing, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our pond maintenance guides to help make things clearer.

  • What is pond salt?
    What is pond salt?  Pond salt is a form of pure evaporated salt, which benefits the overall health of pond fish. There are two ways […]... Read more
  • How to Clear Lake Water
    Lakes can create a thriving ecosystem in gardens. Filled with an abundance of wildlife and plants, they not only add to the aesthetic of a […]... Read more
  • 11 Reasons Why Your Pond Isn’t Clearing
    Discover 11 common reasons that explain why your pond water isn’t clearing, even after using an Envii pond product. Each followed with a simple ... Read more
  • How to Make Your Pond Child Safe
    Ponds can be very dangerous for young children to be around unsupervised. There are a few hazards to be aware of. In this guide, we’re […]... Read more
  • A Beginners Guide to Pond Filters
    Pond filters are essential devices to achieve the perfect water garden system. The purpose of a pond filter is to remove algae and debris… A [&h... Read more
  • What is Blanket Weed? And How to Remove It (Video Included)
    Blanket weed is a type of algae, scientifically called filamentous algae. It’s also commonly known as string algae or silkweed. Pond owners often st... Read more
  • Pond Care: Common Questions Answered
    Frequently asked pond care questions answered… How do you work out the volume of water in your pond? You can calculate the volume of water [&hel... Read more
  • 7 Tips to Prevent Pond Sludge
          7 Tips to Prevent Pond Sludge: Number of fish Feeding Fish Filteration Aeration Plant maintenance Leaf and twig collection Benefi... Read more
  • Tricks to Prevent Green Pond Water
      When you first dreamed up the idea of having the perfect pond, the last thing you would have imagined is for it to resemble […]... Read more
  • A Guide to Natural Ponds
    Ponds come in various different forms and serve different purposes by the nature of how they exist. In the most basic form, they are What […]... Read more
  • Pond UV Lights: A Beginner’s Guide
      What are Pond UV lights? Eco-systems such as ponds require continuous care and maintenance. This ensures that aquatic life (whether it’s ... Read more
  • Blanket Weed: The Ultimate Guide
    An in-depth guide to blanket weed, detailing the types, characteristics, causes and how to control it. There are over 20,000 species of algae with a [... Read more
  • How to Make Tap Water Safe for Fish
    First thing’s first, why isn’t it safe?   Tap water is fit for human consumption, so why would we question whether it’s suitabl... Read more
  • The Ultimate Do’s & Don’ts Guide For Ponds
    Ultimate Guide to Pond Upkeep Pond keeping can be a mine field when it comes to knowing what you can and can’t do to achieve […]... Read more
  • Autumn Pond Maintenance Tips
    Autumn is a perplexing time for gardening. The arduous work throughout spring and summer begins to fade away. The hopeful wait for the next season [&h... Read more
  • How To Get Rid Of Blanket Weed
      What Is Blanket Weed?   If you have not yet come across this nuisance, congratulations! Blanket weed or long string algae is one of [&hell... Read more
  • 4 Spring Pond Jobs
    Spring will soon be here. So it’s time to start thinking about working on your spring pond jobs. Clearing up after the winter and preparing [&he... Read more
  • How To Prepare Your Pond For Winter
    Do you need to prepare your pond for winter? Winter pond care is an important aspect of ensuring a healthy aquatic environment for your pond […... Read more
  • How To Clean A Pond Without A Filter
    All pond owners will understand the beauty and tranquillity a pond adds to an outdoor space. While most pond owners choose to add a pond […]... Read more
  • Caring For a Koi Pond In Winter
    Last month we wrote an article for Koi Carp Magazine. Here it is –   This winter has been warm! The average temperature in December [&helli... Read more
  • 6 Tips To Prepare Your Pond For Spring
      Spring will soon be here, and you will be wanting to spend more time outdoors. However, before you can enjoy your garden, you probably [&hellip... Read more
  • How to Achieve the Best Results from Bacterial Pond Treatments
    Cleaning and maintaining a clear pond doesn’t have to be a difficult task, especially when you’re using high-quality bacterial products. ... Read more
  • How to reduce pond nitrates
    How to reduce pond nitrates Nitrates are the natural by-product of the breakdown of ammonia and nitrites in a pond environment. While a low level [&he... Read more