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Pond-Building: The Dos and Don’ts

Building a pond is a big project, which means there’s plenty of room for error.

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Duck Pond Cleaning and Maintenance

A carefully built pond that uses nature-friendly materials, and is well landscaped with native plants

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Components of a Duck Hunting Pond

The good thing about ponds is that, once built, they’re highly self-sustaining habitats.

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Pond Types: Excavations, Embankments, and Combos – Oh MY!

At its simplest, a duck pond (or any other kind of pond) is simply a hole in the ground.

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Where to Build Your Duck Hunting Pond - Location, Location, Location

If you have a small property, this is probably a less agonizing question than for those with a large one.

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Benefits of a Duck Hunting Pond

Beyond bringing lots of wildlife to your area, and ducks especially, a duck hunting pond has a number of other benefits.

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Why a Duck Hunting Pond?

There are many reasons to build a duck hunting pond, the first of which is pure convenience.

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Tailwater Return Pipes

The pipe size needed for pumping back tailwater to be reused will depend on the flow rate of the return pump. 

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Chasing Your Tailwater

Excess tailwater is still likely going to be present with the amount of water one uses to ensure proper soil saturation

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Drip Irrigation

While flood irrigation was being used across the globe, some ancient inventors were attempting early forms of irrigation technology considered groundbreaking today.

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Centre-Pivot Irrigation

While flood irrigation has been around for millennia, it's far from the only way to irrigate modern fields. 

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Common Canal Issues

Cracks can form due to freezing and thaw cycles during winter months

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Flood/Furrow Irrigation

For millennia, the traditional form of irrigation was flood irrigation.

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Irrigation Consideration

Improving our ability to water our crops has been on the human consciousness for a long time. 

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Dealing with Drought

The World Meteorological Organization and Global Water Partnership released "Three Pillars of Integrated Drought Management" 

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Drought Statistics and Data

Our world is getting warmer and wetter. In the United States, eight of the ten hottest years ever recorded have occurred in the past two decades

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Trouble in Paradise: How to Manage Greenhouse Troubles.

While we’ve already gone over the best ways to keep your greenhouse clean and running well, mistakes and troubles are naturally going to arrive

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Keeping Your Greenhouse Green

There’s a million and one ways to make your greenhouse as efficient as possible.

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Greenhouse Greenhorns

So, what about the plants themselves? Certain crops may be more attuned to someone who’s only just now dipping their toes into the dirt.

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Greenhouse Maintenance

Your greenhouse needs a caring touch, just like any growing plant.

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From the Ground Up

To protect the ground beneath, and to ensure a stable foundation, wood, concrete, and even brick

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Designing your Greenhouse

The central goals of all greenhouses remain the same, regardless of the particulars. At their most basic level

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Dreaming of Greener Houses

Thinking about building your own greenhouse? It can be overwhelming to think about where to start.

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How Does a Greenhouse Work?

Modern greenhouses can range from gigantic, tree-housing glass and steel habitats to miniature, backyard DIY set-ups.

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What’s a Greenhouse?

A greenhouse is a beautiful and serene place to see magic at work.

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