Kohaku, some weird letters put together that is tough to even pronounce, especially with a New Jersey accent... wait what is a New Jersey accent? I don't even know... The name Kohaku is pronounced (KO-HA-KOO ).
To Build or Not to Build?
This is the first question you have to tackle once you’ve decided to grace your Northern New Jersey outdoor living space with a beautiful, low maintenance fish pond or water garden.
Should you do it yourself, or is it better to hire a professional?
Each year, we at A Frog's Dream meet with many soon to be fish pond and water feature hobbyists in the Morris County/ Northern New Jersey to help begin the process of creating their new waterfall or fish pond. And because share tons of information on all things "pond construction and pond maintenance," they often ask us who are some of the other pond builders and competitors we have in the area.
It's important to first determine what kind of filtration system your fish pond is currently using.
The type of filtration system your fish pond currently has will determine the steps that need to be taken to prepare your fish and koi pond for the winter months.
The most shocking sight to see for a new and seasoned pond hobbyist in New Jersey is to see a Blue Heron standing on the edge of their pond with one of their prized fish hanging from it’s bill. This scene is frustrating and probably won’t be the last time you are confronted by the infamous Blue Heron.
There are many thoughts and opinions as to the most effective way to deter the Blue Heron, the pond fish eating nemesis. Some may work well for you and others may prove to be just a waste of time,
Over the last 18 years, Clay has been involved in landscaping and aquascaping, which led him to his passion, POND BUILDING and opening A Frog’s Dream in 2006. His true passion is to create works of art for others to enjoy and marvel at in the privacy of their own backyards.