Archive for the ‘General Water Gardening Information’ Category

 

The Water Garden

October 22nd, 2018

The book The Water Garden Published in 1897 by William Tricker is considered the oldest water garden text in the world that was written to inform the public on the complete topic of water gardens. This pioneer book was very comprehensive and advanced for the 1890s. In the 120 pages, William Tricker discussed planting and […]

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Time to Winterize the water Garden

October 17th, 2018

Opening in ice Autumn is sneaking up fast on the northern United States. Night time temperatures are falling along with the autumn leaves. Adding a protective net covering to catch the falling leaves will help to maintain good water quality during the winter months. Those water lilies coming under the group of “Hardy” may safely […]

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The William Tricker 2017 Online Water Lily catalog is Here!

January 31st, 2017

The William Tricker 2017 Online Water Lily catalog is Here! Click the link to view the new 2017 online catalog full of everything you could need for your water garden or pond. Click here to view the 2017 catalog

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Wishing everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

December 25th, 2016

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May and the Changing Water Temperatures

May 4th, 2016

As the seasons are transitioning from Spring to Summer, the temperature of the water in your pond fluctuates.  These temperature fluctuations can be the cause for ICH, a single-celled protozoan that attacks fish, to flourish. Be prepared in case of an ICH outbreak by having NOX-ICH on hand.   ICH (ichthyophthiriasis) is one of the most […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2016

Happy St. Patrick’s Day  

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Spring Feeding Goldfish and Koi in the Water Garden

March 4th, 2016

Spring and Fall are special times of the year that fish should receive a special diet of wheat germ nutrients that are highly digestible in cooler temperatures. Always supply a variety of foods to assure that your fish are getting all of the nutrients that they need. It is important to stop feeding cold water […]

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Only 20 Days till Spring

February 29th, 2016

Time to start thinking Water Gardening! Only 20 Days till Spring arrives.

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Why is Ohio so Cold today?

May 13th, 2013

It is May 13, 2013 and we here in Northern Ohio are under a Frost Warning again tonight. here at Tricker’s are wonderfully warm and summer-like.

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Spring Time Algae

February 27th, 2012

It’s almost spring time and the Algae will begin to bloom better than ever! Keep in mind that once the plants start growing the algae will disappear. With the warm temperatures and sunny days I’m getting spring fever. The impulse to add more plants to the water garden is a strong one. Patience is the […]

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