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Water Quality Issues in Your Farm Pond

Jun 4, 2019

If you use your farm pond for anything more than raising koi or handling stormwater, you need to test the water at least once a year.

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Farm Pond Nuisance Plants and Animals

Jun 3, 2019

Nuisance plants and animals can ruin the water quality, kill off fish and chosen plants, and damage a pond liner with sharp claws.

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Farm Pond Security and Liability

May 31, 2019

Even if your pond is located entirely on private property with no visibility or advertising, you are responsible for any injuries or damage caused by the feature.

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Importance of Vegetation Around Your Farm Pond

May 30, 2019

Not only does a pond with exposed raw soil stand out unpleasantly from the rest of the landscape, but it’s also prone to erosion and leaks without a protective layer of vegetation.

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Spreading a Farm Pond Liner

May 29, 2019

For small landscaping ponds of just a few hundred gallons, spreading pond lining material by hand is a simple process. 

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Quick Tips on Excavating or Building Your Farm Pond Dam

May 28, 2019

Using heavy machinery to excavate the pond or shape the embankment dam goes relatively quickly, but it requires plenty of care and attention. 

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How to Plan for Drainage in Your Farm Pond

May 24, 2019

Almost all ponds, except for raised excavated designs on flat surfaces with high levees, intake some amount of runoff water.

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How to Determine the Size of Your Farm Pond

May 22, 2019

Before you can set a budget for your pond liner and heavy machinery costs, you’ll need to know the approximate size of the pond.

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Embankment vs Excavated Farm Ponds

May 21, 2019

Once you’re prepared for the permit process and you’ve picked a site for your pond, you can move on to designing its size, shape, layout, and special features. 

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Choosing the Right Farm Pond Liner

May 20, 2019

When you can’t rely on the soil itself to hold water, you have three main options for lining your farm pond.

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