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

If your job involves maintaining golf courses or HOA ponds, you’re familiar with nuisance algae and vegetation outbreaks. One of the biggest and most dangerous 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 a poisonous residue is left over when they die, which can cause great harm. Read on to learn more about how to help prevent nutrient loading in your

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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 winter and spring. There are a few critical pond maintenance tasks you should accomplish during the fall months, which will allow your pond to flourish once the spring thaw

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

The plant life in your HOA or golf course pond contributes significantly to maintaining the health and balance of the ecosystem. Most species of common water weeds benefit the fish and other aquatic life that reside in the pond. However, when these weeds multiply and take over your body of water, they often have an adverse effect. Emergent weeds can choke the life out of your pond and set up a chain of events, creating

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

“Algae” is often used as a blanket term to describe many organisms living in water. Algae help keep the pond healthy and maintain ecological balance. We will examine the various kinds of algae and share what you can do to help prevent nuisance blooms from occurring and potentially damaging the ecosystem of your ponds. What Problems Do Algae Blooms Cause? Algae blooms most often occur during the hot months of the year. The intense UV

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Three Beneficial Fish for Pond Maintenance

Imagine 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 won’t be caught slacking off on the computer watching funny cat videos on YouTube. Seems too good to be true. Right? Certain fish species can add immense value to your golf course or HOA ponds. Whether chomping

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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 of harmful algae blooms in your HOA, golf course, or residential pond. Over the past few decades, they have been occurring increasingly regularly. This is partly due to climate change and the increased use of organic fertilizers that settle on the bottom of ponds and provide an abundant nutrient source that allows these blooms to occur. We will examine HABs and how to

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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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