Winter and Aeration for your Pond

As we move into Fall and the colder weather it is time to ensure that your pond has sufficient aeration. Although your garden may be ‘sleeping’ through the colder months your pond still needs sufficient oxygen to remain healthy. An air pump will ensure that water keeps moving in your pond and will therefore resist freezing. Keep your pump in an insulated chamber (outside of the water) or inside to prevent the pond being hyper cooled by too cold air. Keeping a section of your pond open and not frozen will assist in aeration and degassing.