Pond Netting Services
Pond netting is sometimes needed in the Western Parts of Massachusetts area when excessive leaves have the potential of making their way into your pond. If your pond is in the direct vicinity of large trees, you will want to consider netting your pond. In the Northeast, this needs to be done before the first frost or usually sometime in October. Fall netting is an easy process. A net is stretched across the pond and anchored with rocks and pins. It is best not to have the net resting on the water's surface since it will be difficult to remove all the debris. Once all the leaves have fallen then the net is removed for the winter.
Pond Plants Pruning for Fall
In the Fall your pond plants are thriving from their summer growth. However, the winter freezes soon causing all that beautiful lush foliage to turn brown and ugly. If left unattended this foliage will die and fall into the pond causing excessive mess and eventual cleanup in the Spring. Therefore, Picture Perfect Ponds recommends pruning all pond plants within 1 inch of the water surface. This process should be performed after the first frost or sometime in November.