Instead of waiting and discovering the problem in the spring when it is too late, install an aeration system in the winter.
Winter presents a key opportunity for controlling both Cattails and Phragmites around the margins of your pond.
Sometimes winter is overlooked as a season for some great pond improvement opportunities, like the structure and cover for their fishery.
Now is the time to start thinking about Winter Aeration and De-icing to avoid fish kills and prevent damage to your property.
Here is a quick guide to keeping your cattails from spreading too quickly without killing them outright, painlessly.
While you’re cozy in your house, watching the snow come down, under the surface of your pond, there is a lot going on.