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When Should I Close My Pond?

When Should I Close My Pond?

The fall weather is coming and with it comes the common questions of — “when should I close my pond?” the truth is, there is no definite answer and depending on your pond, your lifestyle or preference, the answer could vary. So if you are wondering when it’s the best […]

How Many Koi Can Live in My Pond?

How Many Koi Can Live in My Pond?

One of the best benefits of having a pond is the beautiful koi fish. With a wide variety of colors to choose from, your backyard pond can become an aquarium, but is there such a thing as too many koi? To keep your fish at their best health, you’ll have […]

Will My Dog Eat My Koi Fish?

Will My Dog Eat My Koi Fish?

Whether you are a pond owner that currently has Koi or is looking to add them, one common question you might want to answer is how will your pets react, especially your dog. Not all dogs are created equal and no matter how well they are fed — you run […]

Types of Pond Fish

Types of Pond Fish

Here at Paradise Ponds, we know that there are many benefits to a backyard pond; they increase home value, they can take your yard from boring to beautiful, and it’s a perfect place to house fish! But to turn your pond into a backyard aquarium, you must first know the […]

How To Mange Your Pond Plants

How To Mange Your Pond Plants

Beyond their beauty, plants are an important part of your backyard pond. When properly managed, they help reduce algae and can help you naturally keep your pond clean without having to purchase or use any harmful chemicals.So when it comes time to adds some plants to your pond, here is […]

Tips for Giving Your Pond a Natural Look

Tips for Giving Your Pond a Natural Look

Sure, those crazy unique ponds are cool to look at, but when it comes to your own, you want it to look as natural as possible. Here at Paradise Ponds by Ed Dedicke, we create ponds with streams of cascading water over rocks, as well as natural waterfalls that look […]

Pond Care 101

Pond Care 101

We here at Paradise Ponds have prepared this handy pond care guide to follow so you can start enjoying your pond or waterfall just in time for those end of summer barbecues. Carefully Drain The Water in Your Pond First things first: you’ll need to drain the water from your […]

The Best Plants for Your Backyard Pond

The Best Plants for Your Backyard Pond

Pond plants are a great way to add even more beauty to your backyard. The list of aquatic plants species is long, but we here at Paradise Ponds by Ed Dedicke think you should consider some of the following: Yellow Marsh Marginal These single yellow flowers and deep green leaves […]

Natural Ways to Care for Your Pond

Natural Ways to Care for Your Pond

A man-made pond can add beauty and tranquility to any backyard, yet many struggle with keeping them clean. This doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Here at Paradise Ponds by Ed Dedicke we believe in all-natural pond care alternatives. Read on for three natural ways to care for your […]

Tips for Caring for Your Fish

Tips for Caring for Your Fish

One of the best parts of having a backyard pond is adopting fish. They’re also a great addition for sustaining your ponds ecosystem. The best part is, you don’t have to put that much effort into caring for them. However, there are a few basic precautions to take in order […]