Ecosystem Pond

16Jul 2015

Hardy Water Lily The Water Lily is a submersible aquatic plant that produces beautiful lily pad foliage and tropical looking flowers to the waters surface. Lilies are best grown in depths of 12″-24″ of water. In our chilly climate here in the northeast, our pond temperatures can fluctuate significantly with the hot daytime sun and […]

12May 2015

Take a peek at some NJ Pond Plants that are simply perfect additions to any water garden area! Here are our favorite blooms. For your reference, we in northern New Jersey are considered Zone 6. Butterfly Ginger: A sweet Gardenia-like scent permeates the summer air. These tropical rhizomes won’t survive our winters, but would do […]

15Apr 2015

Love being outdoors but sick of those annoying blood-sucking mosquitoes? Put down the sprays and nets, here are thirteen different plants you can grow that’ll help keep the mosquitoes away. Most people know about citronella, it’s found in many products that keep bugs away, but there are others that can do the job. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) […]

29Jan 2015

A very important question we are asked frequently, and we are going to tell what a full functioning ecosystem fish pond costs installed in Morris County NJ.

16Aug 2014

We are in the dog days of summer, there are things that you need to remember about your water feature in order to keep a balanced ecosystem pond along with happy fish! Take a moment to refresh your memory with these 5 critically important tips.

01Apr 2014

Now that spring is here, you’re probably noticing some changes in your pond – your fish are coming back to life and you may even be able to see some plant growth. Some changes that are taking place, however, aren’t so desirable, like that excess algae growth that you’ve noticing. Understanding the transition that your pond makes from winter into spring and summer is essential in maintaining a healthy pond ecosystem.IMG_0870

You may have just spent your weekend cleaning your pond – or having your pond contractor do it for you. A couple of days … weeks pass, and you notice an incredible growth of string algae. “Not again,” you screech to yourself. “I thought my pond was clean!” Well, my friend, cleanliness does not necessarily mean algae-free, especially in the cool water of the early spring.