Frog Legs Pond Blog

12Jul 2016

Here’s the scenario (one at least): It’s Friday night, you and the family are packing up to go away for the weekend.  You breeze past the pond to say goodbye to your fish friends and throw them a little food until you get home Sunday night.  The weekend weather is beautiful, sunny and HOT! You […]

19May 2016

“When can I start feeding my koi or pond fish again?”  is a question we are asked almost daily this time of year. We understand why, too!   Your pond has either been cleaned or turned on for the spring,  the fish are becoming more and more active almost begging for food, and you can’t […]

08Apr 2016

Frogs!  All over the country spring is “hopping” and the frogs are singing, sometimes a bit too loud.   It’s no different here in Morris County, NJ, the frogs are getting busy.  We can hear them at night, the ruckus and noise they can create is music to our ears here at A Frog’s Dream as […]

01Mar 2016

Spring is around the corner for us in Morris County, NJ, it’s time to start thinking about planning a pond renovation or what you might want to do to change and enhance your existing fish pond or waterfall.  If you’re still dreaming of your first fish pond or waterfall, this too is a great time to plan […]

10Feb 2016

There is a constant fear in Morris County NJ among our existing customers and those looking to jump into the water garden hobby that raccoons and other four-legged pond predators will go swimming in your backyard pond, and while they’re in there, they’ll help themselves to some of your prize koi, shubunkin, or goldfish. Read more on how to deter them.

10Feb 2016

Can I run my waterfall and pond all winter in New Jersey?  We are asked this all the time by our customers and new pond and waterfall owners in the Morris, Hunterdon, and Sussex County New Jersey areas.  Keeping your pond and waterfall running in New Jersey during the frozen months of December through March  will […]

22Oct 2015

What can we say? Kicking back and throwing your feet up after a long day sounds great! Relaxing on the deck under an umbrella, cold drink in hand….it’s the perfect end to a stressful day. Heck! It’s the perfect end to a perfect day! But wait, there’s something missing. Something that would put the icing […]

15Oct 2015

Some of us are lucky enough to have well water. While it may limit our ability to do laundry, water the garden, wash the car, fill the pond, and take a shower simultaneously, it does afford us the pleasure of minimal additives in our home water supply. For those of us residing in municipalities offering […]

07Oct 2015

  We’ve talked alot about plants and their care this season. From floating root systems to non-flowering greenery to tuberous roots. Wait. What?! If you’re thinking ‘What’s a tuberous root?’ you’re not alone. Getting some clarity on the subject can actually make the care of these plants much easier. Have a read as we glance […]

30Sep 2015

Enjoy some entertaining moments in our ponding history. Feels like we need to lighten the mood a bit as the workload increases and the daylight decreases. Have a good read and find out why our littlest helpers can be our biggest challenge.   Moment #1: The Helper A father of a young son, about 3, […]