Towards the end of fall, the temperature starts to drop, signalling the beginning of winter. Winter is a bittersweet season for pond owners. The cooler weather is perfect for curling up by the fireplace, and the holidays are just around the corner. Outdoor water gardening comes to a pause once the first freeze hits, until the ground begins to thaw in the spring. If you live in an area where temperatures consistently drop below freezing in the winter, you may want to close your pond until spring. Read More
Thinking of adding a pond to your yard? smartpond® makes it an easy and budget friendly DIY project, with just a trip to Lowe’s and a little elbow grease. The hardest part will be digging the hole! Read More
The pump is the life force of the pond. Stagnant water quickly attracts algae and mosquito larvae. Water in a pond must be circulating and ideally filtered. A pump can be used to power a filtration system, waterfall, fountain, or water feature. Waterfalls, fountains, and other features are decorative, but also play a vital role in the pond’s ecosystem. They keep the water flowing and oxygenated. There are many different pumps to choose from, ranging in function, features, and strength. Read More
Winter is a magical time of year. Unfortunately your koi can’t curl up in a Snuggie by the fire and read a good book while it snows; they need a little extra TLC to make it through the winter. Fish are better equipped to handle the cold, but may need to be moved indoors depending on the situation. Some plants need no help and will surprise you in spring with a bloom of hello.
All healthy beings have one thing in common: a healthy heart. Your pond is no different. With the pump as its heart, your pond relies on it to be healthy and working at its best. Unfortunately, different things can interfere with your pump causing it to work less efficiently, or even stop completely. So, what do you do if it stops working properly? We have some great tips to help troubleshoot your pond’s heart pumping as strong as the day you first plugged it in.
West Palm Beach, Florida (June 2016) – smartpond® introduces a new line of premium pumps at Lowe’s this season. Eleven premium pump options in various size capacities are available to satisfy a range of pond, waterfall and fountain pumps needs for DIYers and professionals. Innovatively efficient pumps offered in 200 stores & online at Lowes.com.
Having a pond can provide a lot of benefits you, your family and the environment can enjoy. The pond life brings a lot of relaxation, calm and beauty to your atmosphere. To ensure a great Pond Life, it is crucial to take care of the main parts and keep a healthy pond.
The thought of building a pond may seem intimidating. Pictures usually depict DIY pond building with a lot of dirt, sweat and patience. However, we promise that building the pond you have always wanted does not take a lot prior experience. The experts at smartpond have proven that all it takes is two products, in three different options, to build a beautiful basic pond! A two product pond is a great way to introduce a first-time DIY water garden enthusiast into pond building.
smartpond® embraces the Pond Life. There is nothing better than walking outside to your oasis and enjoying the beauty you have created. smartpond’s mission is to help you make your water garden the best it can be. We don’t settle for “done”, we go for perfection. We want to make sure your oasis is as pristine as it can be and therefore, we are happy to launch our new product line that includes premium pumps, new filtration products, aeration items, and water treatments.