Pond Advice

Brown sparrow sits atop a garden water fountain 08/09/2022

How to Save Energy with your Pond: The Best Pond Energy Saving Tips

Pond filter systems run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so your energy bill can take a hit when running and maintaining a garden pond. Whether you’re looking for ways to cut down your bills or reduce your carbon footprint, choosing energy-efficient technologies for your pond can help. This article shares our best energy-saving tips to help you run your pond more efficiently. Read on for our best tips and tricks, including how to aerate your pond without electricity and our favourite energy-efficient pond... Read More


Pond Sludge Tips: What is Pond Sludge and How to Remove It

If you are looking for the answers to all of your pond sludge questions, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we are dedicated to answering all of the questions and queries of pond owners across the country to bring you the tips and advice you need. So, if you have found that pond sludge is your latest enemy, then keep reading to find out how to remove it,  and most importantly, what pond sludge even is? What is Pond Sludge? The question on everybody’s... Read More


The Pond Planet Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Care

As the winter months drag in, there are a whole new set of rules that you need to follow for taking care of your pond. So, whether you’re a newbie that’s just gotten your pond started or a seasoned pond professional, brush up on our top do’s and don’ts of winter pond care today to find out exactly what you should and should not do. For more tips and advice, don’t forget to read our comprehensive winter pond care guide online now. DON’T Bang on the Ice If you weren’t... Read More


The Ultimate Pond Liner Guide

If you’re looking for all the information you could need on pond liners; then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we have put together a comprehensive guide that answers all of the most frequently asked questions on pond liners. From the basics of pond liners to how they should be installed and maintained, you will find all of the best tips and advice here. Once you have learnt all you need to know about pond liners, don’t hesitate to explore our varied collections available online... Read More


How to Get Rid of Algae in a Pond

For every pond keeper, there is one word that instils terror in their entire beings. Algae. This entirely unwelcome plant life will invade your pond, turning water green and leaving a sludgy film that obscures your beautiful fish and plants in the water. Plus, not only is algae an unsightly and unpleasant distraction in your pond water it can also be very harmful to your pond life as it is known to deplete valuable oxygen. Algae can turn pond keeping from a therapeutic hobby into something that feels more like... Read More


How often should you clean a fish tank with a filter? Tank Filter Maintenance Tips

Your tank filter is the most important piece of equipment in your aquarium – so much so that not having one could be catastrophic for your fish. It is responsible for removing dirt, debris, and fish waste, ensuring a habitable environment for fish. It also oxygenates your tank water and supports the nitrogen cycle, making it an essential component to the survival of all aquatic life. However, installing a tank filter is not the be-all and end-all of a healthy aquarium, as improper filter maintenance can be as detrimental to... Read More


Pond Netting: Why Pond Netting is Important and the Best Type to Buy

Here at Pond Planet, we pride ourselves on offering all of the best quality equipment and tools for our customers to maintain healthy and thriving ponds. But, this doesn’t stop at your pond being first built and set up. Once you have your pond ready, there is more important maintenance and care that you need to be aware of. To help you with this, we have put together the Pond Planet guide to pond netting. An important part of your regular pond maintenance that you might not have even known... Read More


The Best Pond Filters and Why You Need One for your Pond

When it comes to choosing the right pond filter, you may think that the decision will be an easy one to make. But you might find yourself surprised by the number of quality pond filters available on the market. At Pond Planet, we are proud to offer our customers a wide range of choice when it comes to reliable and efficient pond filters, but how do you choose which will be the best option for you? If you have found yourself trying to decide which pond filter to use in... Read More

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How to Install Garden Pond Liner in 6 Easy Steps

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

Pink pond plants and water lilies 24/05/2021

The 5 Different Types of Pond Plants and The Best Ways to Plant Them

Pond plants are a wonderful way to bring your pond to life. They encourage wildlife, inspire relaxation, and provide a beautiful focal point that all will enjoy. From oxygenating pond plants that help to maintain your pond’s environment to floating pond plants and plants that decorate pond edges, there’s an array of pond plant types out there. However, are pond plants necessary? How many pond plants do you need? And, how do you plant them? At Pond Planet, we’ve put together the ultimate guide on how to plant pond plants.... Read More