Over the years we’ve talked to a lot of pond owners and one of the keys to passing on a good “diagnosis” and treatment is to figure out just what the pond owner is seeing in their pond. To put it simply, it’s of basic importance to identify what your problem is, so you can treat it appropriately.
In the video below we talk about some of the more common “problem” plants that you’ll find in most ponds. In many cases of the of the pond weeds are more commonly found in larger ponds, but the algae we talk about can show up in any size of pond.
Along with an explanation and photos of the plants, we also talk about how to deal with them effectively.
This is by no means a complete list of undesired pond plants, that would number in the hundreds or thousands, but it may serve as a good start in planning your way to a cleaner and better looking pond.
By the way, as you’re watching the video if you’d like to play this full screen to get a better look at the pictures, just click on the button with the arrows pointing outward in the lower right hand corner of the video player.