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The @#&*+$% Waterfall Pump is Clogged Again!

It creeps upon me like a slow death, void of meaning or romance. From my bedside I can hear the daily lessening of its once mighty cry as it slowly dies. 1,294 more words

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[caption id="attachment_46932" align="alignleft" width="474"]Growing Duckweed Growing Duckweed[/caption] [caption id="attachment_46933" align="alignleft" width="474"]Water pond for my bees Water pond for my bees[/caption] [caption id="attachment_46934" align="alignleft" width="474"]Fishless pond Fishless pond[/caption] This spring I finally got around to really cleaning out and around my pond. The weeds throughout the rock beds were getting far too dense and it really looked bad in an otherwise interesting yard. My pond, unlike many others, has no fish. The pond serves two primary purposes: 1) It is situated just in front of my bee hives, so the bees will have water without invading the neighbor's pool 2) Grow duckweed to feed my aquaponics fish and my chickens. If you have a pond, be sure to read my friends article below about an easy inexpensive way to filter better.  


While watching this sunbathing turtle, the way its rear feet and tail were stuck into the water reminded me of an anchored boat. In truth I don’t know if it could reach the bottom with its feet or if they were just dangling in the water, as it was firmly positioned on a partially submerged log and needed no anchor.


New article highlights alternative perspectives on IAP

Journal article summary:

Facing the broader dimensions of biological invasions by Tassin and Kull (2015), published in Land Use Policy journal, Issue 42, pages 165-169. 403 more words


Just Add Water.

Add a splash of fun with some water gardening. You don’t need a pond.  Any watertight container can be filled with water plants and several fish. 157 more words


Breeding up algae for the biotreactor and duckweed for the aquaponics set up I am in the planning stages of.


Invasive Alien Plants and Wetlands

Half of South Africa’s wetlands have been destroyed and those that remain are the most threatened of the country’s ecosystems (Driver et al., 2012). One cause of the wetlands’ reduction can be attributed to the spread of invasive species. 161 more words


How can I control the duckweed in my pond? | Ponds & Lakes Q&A

Q: How can I control the duckweed in my pond?

Kyle – Burke, KY

A: Duckweed is a tiny menace that definitely needs to be managed. 458 more words

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