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Pond Building

09/08/2021
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How to Build a Mini Garden Pond from a Container in 6 Steps

Whether you don’t have the time, space or resources to create a full-blown pond area in your garden, we might have the solution for you. At Pond Planet, we understand better than anyone the desire to bring a little more nature and peace into your home and life with a relaxing nature pond. This is why we are committed to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to bring this dream to life if they so wish. So, if you have found yourself contemplating a pond in your outdoor space but... Read More

24/05/2021
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How to Build an Outdoor Pond Waterfall

If you have a pond in your garden, then you already know what a sight it is all year round. Whether the water is rippling under the summer sun or an icy frost is sparkling in the winter, a pond is a stunning feature for any garden. So, how can you make it even more of a focal point with added beauty? The answer is simple. Not only are outdoor pond waterfalls a pleasing aesthetic, but they are also effective in keeping your pond water oxygenated. Plus, the soothing sounds... Read More

24/05/2021
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Installing Garden Pond Liner

Installing your garden pond liner might be the job that’s been putting you off from creating the perfect garden pond. If it is, then have no fear, here at Pond Planet, we’re here to help! Ponds need pond liner to keep the water in a stable vessel and stop it from leaking out. The waterproof sheet of fabric is used to transform the hole you’ve excavated into a garden pond. It is bought in sheets that you can fold to fit your pond shape,  creating the perfect base for your... Read More

17/12/2020
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Pond Pump: Troubleshooting Guide

Your pond pump is the heart of your pond’s filtration system, so when your pond pump stops working this can often cause panic to set in. However, you don’t need to rush out and buy a new one straight away. Some (in fact, many) pond pump issues can be fixed yourself, without it having to be replaced.  Here at Pond Planet, we’ve put together some pond pump troubleshooting tips for you to follow before you start browsing our pond pump range for a new replacement. Is Your Pump Receiving Water?... Read More

17/12/2020
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Pond Water Temperature Guide

The temperature of your pond water is a crucial component in the health of your pond’s ecosystem and inhabitants. The wrong pond water temperature can result in reduced oxygen, poor water quality and, worst-case scenario, can result in your pond fish becoming critically ill.  Our Pond Water Temperature Guide should help you to understand the importance of your pond water temperature for the health of your pond and to make sure your fish and plant life can thrive all year round. Is The Temperature Of Your Pond Water Important For... Read More

17/12/2020
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Garden Pond Pump Guide

Pond pumps are vital for the wellbeing and health of your garden pond. That’s why we’ve put together this fully comprehensive guide to answer all those frequently asked questions you might have regarding pond pumps and whether you need one. From how they work to helping you choose the best type for your pond, this guide should tell you everything you need to know! What Does A Pond Pump Do? Pond pumps are designed to move, circulate and flow water around your pond; this helps push it through your filter... Read More

17/12/2020
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How To Repair A Leaking Pond Liner

There are a few different ways you can repair your pond liner if you suspect it is leaking. Thankfully we’ve put them all in one place for you to try out for yourself. Your pond water will reduce over time due to evaporation, but this will never cause a sudden decrease in water levels. If your pond water has noticeably decreased over a short period, there’s a good chance there’s a leak in your liner. Find The Leak To repair a leak in your pond liner, you first need to... Read More

17/12/2020
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What Size Pump Do I Need?

The pump is a vital part of your pond’s filtration system. Without a pump, your pond’s water would not move around and would instead become a stagnant, unhealthy environment for your fish and plants to live. The more populated a pond is, the more crucial it is for your pump to be able to push the correct capacity of water round the system per hour, as more fish stock means more excretion which can lead to detrimental effects to the water’s health. Before you buy your pond pump, however, it’s... Read More

11/10/2018
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Building a Pond on a Budget

Find yourself a vessel that is able to securely hold water, and you’re already halfway to creating an amazing personalised pond. There’s plenty of cheap methods you can use to achieve this, and a whole host of spectacular ponds that can be built on a shoestring budget. Our team at Pond Planet have compiled some easy-to-digest information on designing and building your own patch of paradise. Space The first thing to consider is how much space you have to play with. It’s important that a pond complements your outdoor space... Read More

12/03/2018
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7 Benefits of Having A Garden Pond

Toying with the idea of installing a pond? If you’re still on the garden fence about it, let us tell you about all the wonderful benefits of having a garden pond; you might just find yourself being persuaded.   A garden pond is a surefire way to bring your garden to life, and is the only real way to bring a truly natural feel to your outdoor space. Besides these very compelling reasons, here are seven more valuable benefits of having a garden pond:   They Look Great   Starting... Read More