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10 Freshwater Lake Plants
Yellow floating heart has small, heart-shaped leaves and a pansy-shaped yellow flower. As a general unofficial rule, lakes are deeper and larger than pools of water considered ponds.
California
Santa Monica
How to set-up a self-sustaining aquarium
Most plants can be rooted, so save those cuttings in an extra tank/bucket!Keep an eye out for one of my next Aquarium Tutorials on creating your own fertilizers.Perhaps the most important inhabitants in any aquarium.
California
El Segundo
Fish Soup
Jhausman Thursday, Dec. By Judith Hausman , Urban Farm contributor Winter is the perfect time for some soup. Of course, use your home-canned tomatoes if you're lucky enough to have some.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Minnie and the Thuja Seedlings
What was I to do, after working so hard to dig them out of the garden, potting all of them in small plastic pots, then repotting them in the peat pots, and anticipating the beautiful hedge they would form?
California
El Segundo
Understanding Koi Varieties
With recent advances in their color breeding, long fin koi are available in a variety of color types such as Kohaku, Showa, and Bekko. Understanding koi varieties can sometimes be difficult.
California
El Segundo
Smoked Fish Spread
You might also enjoy these Locavore Recipes: Lafayette Local Grilled Fish Tacos Read more of Locavore Recipes » Tags Hausman , Hungry Locavore , Judith Hausman , locavore , recipe , seafood , seasonal eating , The Hungry Locavore
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Prevent Fish Kills
Cold water is denser, so it remains at the bottom of the pond. Fish kills can happen for a host of reasons, some preventable and some just bad luck. In winter, snow and ice cover can also result in low levels of oxygen due to the death of phytoplankton...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
No koi allowed: fancy goldfish and indoor water-gardens
After its all together and decorated how you want it you can add the water. Add only one fish at a time at least a week apart to let the bacteria in the filter catch up. Best of all, you get to view the plants from all sides and grow flowering plants...
California
El Segundo
National Tortoise Day Article: Proper Diet for Desert Tortoises
For example, Fescues (left and center) and Luzula (right)lawn grasses such as Bermudagrass and Kentucky bluegrass work well, too, though I would suggest more open dirt/soil spaces in a yard than the one above (gets a bit most in wet weather)Mustard Greens...
California
El Segundo
Cats versus House Plants
Don't give up, kitties and plants can co-exist relatively peacefully.Many thanks to plantladylin for her kitty picture, palmbob for his marbles and my friend Slant in New Zealand, who, I hope, doesn't think I'm crazy for asking her to take a picture of...
California
El Segundo
Fleas on Pets and in the Garden- a Treatment Overview
Fleas are a ubiquitous parasite that just about everyone who owns a pet knows at least something about.This article is about what they are, how to control them on your pets, in your home and in the yard, along with some discussion of erroneous information...
California
El Segundo
Catnip and Nightmares
I woke up hearing its growl, and even though I was covered from head to toe with four quilts and safe in the depths of the feather bed, I yelled long and loud. Aunt Bett always said the fresh leaves were much more effective than the dried, but she had...
California
El Segundo
Catnip: Just for cats?
For more on Catnip, see these sites:http://www.catsinternational.org/articles/fun_for_cats/catnip_fun_or_dangerous.htmlhttp://landscaping.about.com/od/herbplants/p/catmint_plants.htmhttp://pubs.acs.org/cen/whatstuff/83/8331catnip.htmlhttp://www.sfp.forprod.vt.edu/factsheets/catnip.pdfhttp://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/med-aro/factsheets/CATNIP.html
California
El Segundo
Dairy Farmer\'s Journal: Dogs
Aside from this minor setback, Sid found himself quite able to keep up with Molly even at a dead run. Molly didn't really want to work cows anymore, but she couldn't stand the thought of Sadie going out there and taking her place.
California
El Segundo
Tortoises in the Garden
Additionally it makes it very hard to get upright should they roll onto or be pushed onto their backs (Desert Tortoises roll over competing males on purpose).There are dozens of other tortoises available in the pet trade as well, but they are much less...
California
El Segundo
Snail and slug control from a veterinary perspective
This article discusses some of the slug and snail control products and the dangers of some of these products to our own pets. But some arsenical products taste good to dogs and if they eat enough they could get seriously poisoned.Additionally this product...
California
El Segundo
Toxic Plants- What Does That Really Mean
How toxic does a toxic plant have to be to be toxic or non-toxic? That may seem like an odd question, but is one that has bothered me for years, and particularly as I read another senseless, long list of toxic plants on the internet.
California
El Segundo
Composting Fish Waste: Tips On How To Compost Fish Scraps
After several months, the resultant product is rich humus lauded as a nutrient wealthy fertilizer for soil amendment.Composting fish has long been used by Native Americans when planting fish with corn seeds to encourage maximum yields.
Ohio
Willoughby
Outdoor Cooking: Fish Baskets
Here's an outdoor dish they're guaranteed to love. Then have the kids find an armful of smaller, pliable branches for weaving. Cooking Equipment Before you start cooking an outdoor meal , all your equipment needs to be accessible.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
The Thrifty Gardener: Do-it-Yourself Pond, Part 1
I found myself immersed in conflicting research, pricey gadgets and some very confusing directions. Another way you can accomplish this is by chopping a vague outline with your shovel before you start, which can be altered as you go.Digging your pond...
California
El Segundo
Fish Emulsion Fertilizer – Tips For Using Fish Emulsion On Plants
Diluted fish emulsion can also be poured around the base of plants. Organic farmers across the globe use fish emulsion in place of toxic chemical fertilizers.Fish emulsion is an organic garden fertilizer that is made from whole fish or parts of fish.
Ohio
Willoughby
Getting Game
“Then it was his idea to learn how to bowhunt for deer.” Bowhunting is the only option in our county, where deer overpopulation is a serious problem because they eat virtually all shrubs and plantings and because they spread Lyme disease.” Doug's...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
The Average Rainfall in a Fresh Water Ecosystem
Rain in freshwater ecosystems aide in restoring our precious natural resource. According to National Geographic, 70 percent of our global water use comes from freshwater and over half of that water is wasted.Freshwater ecosystems are important to our...
California
Santa Monica
Bug Poisons from a Veterinary Perspective
Perhaps not so safe afterall)is another fairly new insecticide that just came as an oral flea product for dogs so it's safety, at least in dogs, seems to be excellent- the garden insecticide Spinosad has recently shown up on a few shelves in local nurseries.It...
California
El Segundo
Cat Grass for Cats- good or bad?
Cats often will eat cat grass, and you can find it for sale just about anywhere today. (I am not saying there are none; I just don't know of their existence.)The following is a brief discussion of the pros and cons of grass-eating by cats.Though no one...
California
El Segundo
Frogs and Toads- keeping them indoors and in the garden
I found these fairly entertaining pets.Lighting for diurnal amphibians should include at least one good UV source.Research these lights well as some are too weak and some are too strong (though most of those quickly get moved off the market).UV lighting...
California
El Segundo
Fish Bowl Plants: Keeping Betta Fish In Water-Based Houseplant Container
Keep reading to learn about keeping betta fish in water-based houseplant environments.Fish bowl plants are good for everyone involved. Carefully cut the roots into a size and shape that will fit in your tank and still give your betta plenty of room to...
Ohio
Willoughby
Toxins used in the Garden from a Veterinary Perspective- the Rodenticides
).Poisoning with these newer anticoagulants requires treatment for up to a month or more until all the poison is out of the pet's system.But the problem with these rat poisons is we veterinarians don't always get a good history of a pet having eaten rat...
California
El Segundo
Manage Fish-Friendly Farm Ponds
Excessive nutrients can lead to algae blooms, which can lead to fish kills, should the algae die from a lack of light. The time period will be tied to the fertility of the pond. The basin should decline rapidly to a depth of 2 or 3 feet along the pond...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia