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SEASONAL DIFFERENCES

Unfortunately, there is more to a pond than just sitting back and  enjoying, no matter who tells you different. Filters need to be ...
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COLD WEATHER AND HUNGRY FISH?

Cold Weather and Hungry Fish? I hear all the time from my clients that they are feeding their fish during the winter. ...

HOW TWENTY DOLLARS COULD SAVE YOU THOUSANDS

How could twenty dollars save you thousands, you ask? Ill tell you. But first let me tell you a few ...

DEDICATED KOI POND REMODEL

In early March we began a dedicated koi pond remodel. This pond is about 10 years old and the home ...
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INTRODUCING UTOPIA

Introducing Utopia on Fox. So-Cal Ponds has been anticipating the debut of this new and exciting reality tv show. No, ...

LAWN AERATION AND EL NIÑO

In order to produce and maintain a beautiful lawn, you should apply basic lawn care habits like properly mowing, fertilizing ...
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WATER GARDEN EXPO POND BUILD

Pondliner is a nation-wide distributor of pond products and every year they host the Water Garden Expo for the industry. It’s ...

POND CLEAN OUT; NOW IS THE TIME!

Spring is here and it’s time to schedule your pond clean out.  Clean outs are suggested if your pond gets pounded ...

WE ARE GROWING AND WE NEED YOUR HELP

So-Cal Ponds Inc. is growing and we need your help! Every year, Chase bank partners with Mission Main Street Grants ...

THE DROUGHT IS REAL

The drought is real. Do you think watering your lawn and landscape is the cause? Think again. Residential watering accounts ...
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INTRODUCING FILTER FEBRUARY

Introduction to “Filter February” There are many parts to a pond’s filtration system: the pump, skimmer, filter, auto fill, filter ...
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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SKIMMER FOR YOUR POND. BY KENT WALLACE

How to Choose the Right Skimmer for your Pond Our friend Kent Wallace the Filtration Guru has written many articles ...
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ALGAE IN YOUR POND: IS IT BAD?

So you have string algae in your pond? You may be concerned because the pond might not look as nice ...
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NEW POND CONSTRUCTION = FREE POND MAINTENANCE

Are you thinking of having a koi pond, water garden or a pondless water feature installed? Now is the time to ...
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THE FALL SEASON AND LAWN AERATION

In order to produce and maintain a beautiful lawn, you should apply basic lawn care habits like properly mowing, fertilizing ...
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POND INSPECTION

Pond Inspection Through the end of January So-Cal ponds, Inc. is offering a free pond inspection to any residential pond ...
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FILTER FEBRUARY AND YOUR POND

What is Filter February? Filter February is the month we focus on everything which involves filtration on your pond. This ...
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SPRING POND CLEAN-OUT EVENT AT LINCOLN AVE. NURSERY

Come talk ponds with us while we go over the pros and cons of a full spring pond clean-out. We will ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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MULCHING IN FALL AND WINTER

In the fall, we may spread a layer of conditioning soil or compost, however the primary reason for mulching in winter is to ...
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THE NITROGEN CYCLE: UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS OF A HEALTHY POND

So-Cal Ponds: The Nitrogen Cycle You’ve got a new pond, or maybe you’ve got a new filtration system, and you ...
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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 ...
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ARE YOU EXPERIENCING WATER LOSS ON YOUR POND?

Are you experiencing water loss on your pond? Backyard ponds are often constructed of either a rubber liner or concrete. ...
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BEAUTIFUL BEGINNER POND PLANTS: THE WATER HYACINTH

Eichhornia crassipes, Commonly known as common water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin. Water hyacinth are ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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JOIN US THIS SATURDAY JULY 7TH FOR AN AFTERNOON BY THE POND AT LINCOLN AVENUE NURSERY

We love Pasadena’s Lincoln Avenue Nursery and they have generously allowed us to host a meeting by the pond this ...
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BENEFITS OF DRIP IRRIGATION

What is drip irrigation? Drip irrigation (also known as micro-irrigation or trickle irrigation), transports low-pressure water to plants through a ...
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FALL AND WINTER AND FEEDING YOUR FISH

Koi fish swimming and feeding As the seasons change, don’t forget to change your fishes’ diet accordingly! Fall has FALLEN! ...
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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 ...
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FALL: LAWN AERATION AND DETHATCHING

In order to produce and maintain a beautiful lawn, you should apply basic lawn care habits like properly mowing, fertilizing ...
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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR POND FOR SPRING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Spring is around the corner, what can you do to prepare your pond for spring? How can you make the ...
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IT’S COLD, WHY IS THERE ALGAE IN MY POND?

Why is there algae in my pond? Many pond owners at this time of year find themselves wondering, “it’s cold ...
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FILTER FEBRUARY IS HERE! YOUR YEARLY FILTER SERVICE AND EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

What is Filter February? Filter February, your yearly filter service, the time of the year we focus on everything which ...
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JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON BY THE POND: FIVE TIPS TO HELP PREPARE YOUR POND FOR SPRING

An Afternoon by the pond; New Event and Discussion with So-Cal Ponds at Pasasdena’s Lincoln Ave. Nursery Come spend the ...
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IT’S SPRING, CAN I START FEEDING MY FISH AGAIN?

It’s spring, can I start feeding my fish again? They look hungry! When the temperatures lowered this fall and winter, ...
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FOAM, SMELLS, AND ANGRY FISH? WHAT IS GOING ON WITH MY POND?

A healthy pond is mostly bubble free. Bubble or foam formation on the surface of a pond is usually caused ...
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HIRER BEWARE! AN ARTICLE ON POND TRADE MAGAZINE

We were out on a sales call, visiting a homeowner who wanted to build a new pondless water feature. After ...
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SUMMER 2019 IS THE HOTTEST EVER, BUT WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOUR POND?

Are you seeing green cloudiness in your pond or water garden?  Here in Southern California we have had days on end ...
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RECURRING POND PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Pond Issues Having a Koi pond or an aquatic plant pond can increase the visual appearance of a property, it ...
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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 ...
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EASTER FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

NATURALLY DYED EASTER EGGS Ingredients: 1 dozen eggs1 red beet1/2 small head of red cabbage2 tablespoons ground turmeric3 tablespoons vinegar ...