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Hydrilla Killer: How to Effectively Kill Hydrilla

March 28, 2013

Hydrilla is a submerged plant commonly found in ponds and lakes throughout the United States. The plant is an invasive species that originated in Southeast Asia and, once it becomes established, quickly grows over other plants species in its area and starts to harm fish and wildlife. Hydrilla can grow up to one inch per day, and a single stem from the plant can reach lengths of 25 feet. More...

The LAKEMAID® - A Better Mechanical Weed Cutter

November 19, 2012

Do you have a weed problem around your dock but don’t want to (or can’t) use chemicals? We have the perfect solution for you! The LakeMaid is the ultimate automatic weed removal system. It consists of a long floating arm propelled by a submerged pump that drags weed-removing rakes across the lake bottom. This repetitive sweeping action eliminates the lake weeds quickly and safely. More...

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Florida Aquatic Weed Control in Ponds

October 18, 2012

Florida has over 7700 ponds and lakes and a variety of species of invasive pond weeds. Here are some of the more common aquatic pond weeds found in Florida and how you can control them. More...

Pond Winterizing: Pond Preparation for Fall and Winter

September 17, 2012

It is a great idea to begin winterizing your pond once the fall weather comes and the pond’s water temperature begins to approach 60 degrees Fahrenheit.More...

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Michigan Aquatic Weed Control and Pond Management

August 30, 2012

Lake Michigan has been subject to invasions of aquatic weeds species since the settlement of the region by Europeans. Since the 1800s, at least 140 non-indigenous aquatic organisms have been introduced to the Great Lakes ecosystem. Aquatic weeds come in the form of flora and fauna, and here we focus on the six most widespread pond weeds in Michigan that have led to efforts to engage in ongoing pond weed control and management. More...

Pond Colorant: More Than Just Water Color Dye

August 15, 2012

Due to uncontrollable geographic properties, a pond’s water may become dull, cloudy, or a dirty brown. A great way to reconcile this and enhance the beauty of your pond is to use a special pond colorant designed specifically for ponds. Not only do the colorant dyes change the color your pond, but many dyes such as Aquashade also have UV filtering properties which lead to lessened weed growth. More...

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Controlling Leeches, Frogs, Muskrats and other Pond Predators

May 2, 2012

When managing a pond, it is important to be aware of the many residents that will call it home. Birds, fish, amphibians, and rodents will flock to a well-kept pond. There will also be predators playing their part in the pond’s balanced ecosystem. You should make sure to monitor them and decide if you need to take action should a certain predator species become too unbalancing. More...

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Itch in Your Pond or Lake

November 12, 2011

When it comes to summer nuisances, Swimmer’s Itch easily trumps mosquito bites. Reddened spots, called papules, can itch intensely for up to a week, even with treatment. That could easily ruin a weekend, or even an entire vacation. Once you’ve had a case, you certainly won’t want to get it again! So what is the best way to prevent Swimmer’s Itch?

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Fluridone -- Principles of an Effective Aquatic Herbicide

September 12, 2011

When Fluridone is absorbed by a plant, the plant’s ability to generate energy through photosynthesis is restricted. If the plant can no longer convert the sun’s light into energy, then it ceases to grow and subsequently dies off. More...

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Backyard Pond Care and Management - The Essentials

March 16, 2011

Backyard ponds can be a great source of beauty and enjoyment for many homeowners. Having a pond in your backyard often adds a feeling of tranquility to your property. However, ponds can quickly fall into poor health and degradation if not maintained. Proper backyard pond care and management requires a commitment from a well-informed pond owner. There are many pond weed control kits that can help keep your pond healthy and looking great. More...

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