It’s springtime in New Jersey, and that means tulips and forsythia, butterflies and koi. It also means spring cleaning – getting your yard and pond in shape for a new season. If you’re eager to get outdoors, we’ve got some activities that will keep you busy!
It sounds like work, but getting ready for spring can be fun, too. And with these tips and ideas, you’ll be well on your way to preparing a great outdoor space for months of enjoyment and beauty.
From cleaning and opening your pond, to caring for fish and sprucing up your yard, you’ll find something to help you put a little *spring* in your step as the days get longer and warmer.
Spring Landscape Maintenance Tips For Any Size Yard
March comes in like a lion and goes out like… well, like anything from a cricket to a bull in a China shop! Wet or dry, warm or cold, rain or snow, there’s still plenty you can do to start getting your yard in shape.
From flowers and shrubs to patios and furniture, it’s time to look around with a fresh eye and shower your landscape with a little springtime TLC.
Spring Pond Maintenance & Cleanup For A Gorgeous, Healthy Season
Time for koi to come out of hiding and grace your pond with their colorful, playful presence once again. Soon the frogs will be croaking and butterflies flying low to sun themselves on a cool pond-side stone. But before you can truly enjoy your pond, it will need a good spring cleaning.
There are a number of steps you’ll need to take to get it ready for a new season. There’s debris to remove, equipment to clean, lighting to check. There are plants to replace and fish to care for. And there’s a way to do it right!
These are the key steps that go into opening your pond in spring, so whether you’re doing it yourself or hiring a pro, you’ll understand exactly what goes into a successful and healthy season.
How To Clean Out Your Pond In Spring And Prepare It For A Great Season
We gave you lots of pond-prepping details in the prior post, but maybe you want the shorter-and-sweeter version. You may be planning to have your pond professionally cleaned but still want to know the basics. That’s exactly what we’ve got for you!
If you want to know some of the what’s and why’s of pond opening, this post is for you. You’ll get an introduction to pond maintenance, and maybe by next year you’ll be tackling it on your own!
How To Feed Your Pond Fish In Spring
Your pond is clean and your landscape is ready. You’re off to a good start this season! Wouldn’t it be awful if something threatened the health of your treasured pond fish? And wouldn’t if be even more awful if that threat was YOU?
It’s not uncommon for enthusiastic pond owners to feed fish incorrectly. But it can have unfortunate consequences for the health of your fish, and in fact your entire pond. The good news is it’s a mistake that’s easy to fix. Get advice for a better way to feed fish, from when and how, to what and how much.
Spring is such a fun time of the year. There’s so much happening, from new blooms to new wildlife, and so much to look forward to. If you want help getting your yard or pond ready to enjoy, let us know. We’re available for landscape maintenance and cleanup, or professional pond cleaning. We’ll answer all your questions and set you up for a season of success and enjoyment.