How to put everything together to make them work as a mini-ecosystem. That means less effort and more time enjoying for you. A quick tutorial on the combination of plants, fish and maintenance tips to make your outdoor pond low maintenance.
What to do for spring start-up, ongoing maintenance and winter prep. Yes, you can leave all your fish outside, and they will (mostly) be alive and well in the spring. Also will be discussed types of plants and fish that thrive in MN climate, and how to keep that water crystal clear and algae-free.
Jan Schreier is a Master Gardener and the founder and past president of the Minnesota Water Garden Society. She owns a pond-related landscaping business called Happy Ponds and writes and speaks about ponds and gardening throughout the country. Recently, Jan spoke at the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show on turning any rock, bowl or object into a garden water feature. Her ponds and gardens have been featured On The Road with Jason Davis, Grow with KARE with Belinda and Bobby Jensen, in Garden Railway Magazine, and on several garden tours.
The Minnesota Aquarium Society holds monthly meetings in a room at King of Kings Lutheran Church. It is located just north of Hwy 36 and on the east side of Dale Street.
Please use the entry doors on the north side of the building. Overflow parking can be found on the south side of the church and across the street north and east of the entrance.
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