Altadena Pond Rehab: Third time is the charm.

Cement Pond to Natural Pond The Call: We received a call in late May 2017 from a homeowner who was concerned her pond was leaking and asked if we could come out and provide some suggestions on how to remedy the leak. I scheduled my next available time with her and gathered my notes. On…

Is Your Pond Ready for Winter?

FALL AND WINTER POND CARE Is your pond ready for Winter? We know, many of you reading this are southern California residents thinking “Winter? Yeah, right! I don’t have to do anything different to my pond!”  Even though we do not have to worry about freezing temperatures in So-Cal, there are plenty of other items…

Your Pond – What to expect with the warm weather

What to expect with the warm weather: Three things to expect with warm weather and your pond. Every year as the seasons changes from the cold winter months to the warmer spring months, there are at least three things you can expect with the warm weather. Over the last several months your pond has probably…

Pond Plants: Benefits and choosing the right ones

Plants are essential in any pond, for more than just the aesthetics. Other than livening up your water feature with unique shapes, colors, and beautiful aquatic blooms, plants also play an integral role in keeping your pond a natural healthy ecosystem. Selecting the right pond plants will help you balance your water garden and maintain a…

It’s time! Spring clean outs!

  Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to think about your pond clean out! Clean outs are highly suggested, especially if your pond gets hit by excessive winter debris such as leaves, weeds and water runoff. With the warm So-Cal weather, your pond will be in full swing in a few weeks. If the…

STOP WEST NILE IN YOUR BACKYARD

So-Cal Ponds Inc. wants to inform you of what we all can do to help stop the spread of mosquito born illnesses! If you’ve been following the news, you may be aware that there have been a number of recorded cases of West Nile virus in California. There are no vaccines or cures for West Nile. The…

It’s Time to Think About Fall Pond Care

Fall Pond Care Fall and Winter are most people’s favorite time of the year, the decorations, the crisp cooler air and the family and friend gatherings. With the shorter days and cooler nights, you can really feel the seasons changing and so can your ponds and water-gardens. It’s a time to enjoy the weather, but…