Pond Predators

Where do Bullfrogs Go in Winter?

Where do Bullfrogs Go in Winter?

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

The American Bullfrog and his various amphibious friends are some of the great unexpected pleasures of pond ownership. The question many pond owners find themselves wondering, though, is where they... Read More »

Predator Birds and your Favorite Fish

Predator Birds and your Favorite Fish

October 17, 2012 No Comments »

I love birds! Let’s get that said right up front. However, when I was driving into our neighborhood yesterday, I saw a bird, and, from the way my stomach flipped,... Read More »

Pond Netting Made Easy

Pond Netting Made Easy

October 15, 2012 No Comments »

It may not be the sexiest item I’ve ever featured on this blog, but the Atlantic Pond and Garden Protector is actually one of the items that can change the... Read More »

Who’s Hunting In My Water Garden?

Who’s Hunting In My Water Garden?

May 14, 2012 No Comments »

Every area of the country has their own group of potential predators, lurking and waiting to snatch your favorite fish. The list of these sly hunters can include: Raccoons Muskrats Opossums... Read More »

Dragonfly!

Dragonfly!

March 2, 2012 No Comments »

I have learned that one of the easiest creatures to have in and around your pond is also one of the most interesting.  The Dragonfly! The dragonfly symbolizes the same... Read More »

The Mosquito Assassin

The Mosquito Assassin

October 2, 2011 3 Comments »

  Hate mosquitoes? Of course you do! And yet, you love your pond which can turn into a mosquito nursery. Luckily there is a fish ideally suited to keeping your... Read More »

Fishie Fallout Shelters

Fishie Fallout Shelters

November 3, 2010 No Comments »

Cold weather brings an end to some natural hiding places, like plants that provide camouflage When the shadow of a heron, raccoon, or crafty cat looms over the pond, alert... Read More »

Great Blue Heron at the Koi Pond Café

October 22, 2010 2 Comments »

Koi Pond Cafe, featuring fast food with gourmet ingredients. For many omnivores, a Koi or Goldfish pond is a favorite dining experience. It gets great reviews and lots of repeat... Read More »

Keep Masked Bandits from Stealing your Fish!

Keep Masked Bandits from Stealing your Fish!

August 27, 2010 2 Comments »

He may look cute and cuddly scampering through your yard, but that wild forager is wearing a mask for a reason – he’s a bandit out to steal something. Namely,... Read More »