Seasonal Information

To better serve you, we’ve created this seasonal information page. Please contact us if you have any questions that these posts do not cover.


Feeding Koi & Goldfish

Mild Winter? Wondering when to use the high protein fish food? Learn when it is safe to feed your fish again and the different types of fish food available.

Pond Must-Haves

What is your pond missing? Take a look at our MUST-HAVE pond items and get your pond in tip-top shape for the year.

Spring Pond Maintenance Made Simple

Spring is here and it’s time to start thinking about preparing the pond for warmer weather. The maintenance you do right now will make a big difference in the way your pond looks in May and June. Read more here.

Algae In Your Pond?

Learn about the different types of algae that could be growing in your pond and the remedies we recommend you to try.

Protect Your Fish & Pond from Predators

Raccoons and herons can be very troublesome to fish and pond owners. There’s nothing worse than looking down at your lovely pond to find that all of your precious fish have suddenly disappeared! We’ve heard too many stories to count… not to mention our own experiences. So what can be done?

Beneficial Insects

Mason bees & ladybugs & praying mantis … oh my!

Falling Water Gardens is proud to sell mason bees, ladybugs, and praying mantis each spring. These beneficial insects are a must-have to place near your flower and vegetable gardens, rosebushes, fruit trees, etc. Learn about these gentle creatures here.

Plan Your Vegetable Garden

There is a certain satisfaction to serving and eating food that you have grown and harvested. Advanced planning is a must as there are many factors that can affect the success and manageability of your vegetable garden as well as your enjoyment of it. Start planning today!


Keep Your Fish Happy & Healthy

Keep your fish happy and healthy by maintaining good water quality. Learn about the five things you should be paying attention to when it comes to the water quality and health of your fish.

Cleaning Your Skimmer

One of the most common problems with ponds is that the homeowner doesn’t properly clean the skimmer. Learn the step-by-step process here.

pond03Addressing A Faulty Or Failing Pump

There are many reasons your pump may be working poorly or not at all. Let’s help you to troubleshoot your problem. Click here.

What Is Happening To My Pond?

Ammonia problems? Are your fish acting weird? Read about what could be happening in your pond right now.

spinnerIncorporating Art Into Your Garden

In the last decade more artists and craftsmen have been creating pieces solely for placement in the landscape. This being said, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on a fancy sculpture to incorporate art into your garden. Get inspired by some of these unique ideas here.

Common Myths & Misconceptions

Do fish only grow as large as their environment? Can you plant a garden in the hot summer months? What is the most common mistake when netting a pond? Find out the answers here.


Pond Winterization – Prep Your Pond For Winter!

To ensure better water quality and to preserve your investment, certain tasks need to be done to prepare your pond for winter.


Pond and Fish Care in Freezing Weather

Are freezing temperatures in the forecast? Worried about your koi or goldfish? Wondering what to do with your expensive pond equipment during winter months? We discuss how to properly care for your fish, plants, and pond equipment in this post.

Winter Care for Water Lilies

Being in Washington State, we are fortunate enough to experience all four seasons. As we transition into fall and winter, pond gardens begin to fade. We receive many questions this time of year regarding water lilies and the proper care for them in winter. Read what we recommend doing here.