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Category: Golf Course Ponds

Is Nutrient Loading the Cause of Algae Outbreak in Your HOA or Golf Course Pond?

If you’ve been tasked with the maintenance and upkeep of golf course or HOA ponds, you’re probably well aware of and familiar with nuisance algae and vegetation outbreaks. One of the biggest and most dangerous of all outbreaks is cyanobacteria or blue-green algae. It’s toxic to pets, livestock, and humans. Most professional treatments on the market will kill the bacteria, but when they die, a toxic residue is leftover, which can cause great harm. Read

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Prepare your pond for winter

There’s No Better Time Than Now to Prepare Your Ponds for Winter Early fall is a great time to spend a few days preparing your HOA or golf course ponds for the upcoming winter freeze. The effort you put in now will extend benefits far beyond the Winter of 2020 and Spring of 2021. There are a few critical fall time pond maintenance tasks that you should accomplish over the next few weeks. This will

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Does Your HOA or Golf Course Pond Suffer from Emergent Weeds?

The plant life that lives in your HOA or golf course ponds contributes significantly towards maintaining the health and balance of the ecosystem. Most species of common water weeds have a beneficial effect upon the fish and other aquatic life that reside in the pond. However, when these weeds start to multiply and take over your body of water, they often do the exact opposite. They’re called “emergent weeds” and can literally choke the life

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Is Algae Good or Bad for Your HOA or Golf Course Ponds?

The word “algae” is often used as a blanket term to cover a wide range of organisms that live in water. They help keep the pond healthy and assist in maintaining the ecological balance. We’re going to look at the various kinds of algae and what you can do to help prevent these nuisance blooms from occurring and potentially damaging the ecosystem of your ponds. What Problems Do Algae Blooms Cause? Algae blooms most often

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Three Beneficial Fish for Pond Maintenance

Imagine, if you will, a group of highly skilled workers whose only job is to routinely perform specific maintenance tasks on your HOA or golf course ponds. Now imagine that they will work for free, won’t ask for a raise, and you won’t catch them slacking off on the computer watching funny cat videos on YouTube. Seems too good to be true, right? There are certain species of fish that can add immense value to

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How to Prevent Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB’s) in Your Lake or Pond

Summertime is here, and that means hot temperatures and an increased risk for a harmful algae bloom in your HOA, golf course, or residential pond. Over the past few decades, they have been occurring on an increasingly regular basis. This is due in part to climate change and the increased use of organic fertilizers that settle on the bottom of ponds and provide an abundant source of nutrients that allow these blooms to occur. We’re

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Prepare your pond for winter

There’s No Better Time Than Now to Prepare Your Ponds for Winter Early fall is a great time to spend a few days preparing your

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