Keeping Your Pond Eco-Friendly

Keeping Your Pond Eco-Friendly

One of the best things about being a pond owner is the gorgeous and serene natural view you get every day. Having a peaceful and natural pound fill your backyard space, is one way to enjoy all the beauties nature has to offer.


From your bright pond fish to the calming movement of water, a pond is a significant investment, and to keep it that way, you’ll want to ensure it’s eco-friendly. Your pond shouldn’t be an energy sucker, and it should only increase your natural feel. Here are some simple ways to keep your pond eco-friendly.

Consider Solar Lights

To add beautiful lighting to and around your pond — there is no need for electric, think solar! There are many stylish and versatile solar lights you can use affordable addition to your pond. So why not enhance and lighten up the features you want to let shine?  The best part is, you’ll never have to worry about putting them on a timer, or shutting them off.

Buy Energy Saving Tools

You can filter the water in your pond in many different ways, but one easy way to do so is with a water feature. Something as beautiful as a waterfall can help circulate water while adding an aesthetically please view. To ensure your water feature is doing its job, you’ll need the right size filtration system too. By knowing the proper size, you can provide a well-filtered pond without the excess energy waste.

Make Use of Plants

Plants might add color to your pond, but they are also an excellent natural filter. They protect your fish, by providing shade and help stop algae by requiring excess nutrients; your pond plants are an integral part of your pond filtration.

Your Fish Help Too

Relaxing, beautiful and eco- friendly too, adding a few fish to your pond can help keep maintenance and algae growth down. As they feed on the bottom and graze of string algae, you will spend less time cleaning your pond and more time enjoying it.

Paradise Ponds by Ed Dedicke proudly services all areas from Bayside to Ronkonkoma and everywhere in between. Contact us to get started with your next project, or give us a call at 516-334-1122.

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