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Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Ways To Kill Reed Grass

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 20, 2013 0 Comments

Reed GrassReed Grass (Phragmites) is a large, emersed, perennial grass that grows in shallow waters of marshes, creeks, ponds and lakes. Common Reed Grass can grow up to 20 feet tall dense clumps from rhizomes. A round, hollow stem has leaves that are...

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Q & A - How to Control Algae in a Trout Pond

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 23, 2013 0 Comments

Trout

A customer recently contacted us regarding algae. Below is the question and our response.

Question:

I have an 8,000 to 10,000 square foot pond with an average depth of 3-4 feet. It supports three species of trout. The water normally darkens...

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Q & A - Do You Sell a Product for Salvinia Control?

Published by Jamie Markoe on January 07, 2014 0 Comments

Salvinia

A customer recently contacted us regarding Salvinia (kariba weed) control. Below is the question and our response.

Question:

Does your company sell a product that kills Salvinia (kariba weed)?

Answer:

Salvinia, is a small floating fern with “spherical leaves”...

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Q & A - Started Getting Duckweed Last Year - Suggestions?

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 27, 2013 0 Comments

Duckweed


A customer recently contacted us regarding weeds. Below is the question and our response.

Question:

Was given your company name by a previous customer of yours. I have a ¾ acre pond with max depth of about 20 feet. Started getting...

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Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Ways To Kill Horned Pondweed

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 20, 2013 0 Comments

Horned Pondweed
Horned Pondweed (Zannichellia palustris) is a submersed aquatic weed found in every state in the continental United States. It can be found in shallow freshwater lakes and ponds.

Horned Pondweed is a delicate, underwater perennial with branched slender stems that sprout from creeping rhizomes....

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Q & A - What is the Best Way to Reduce Floating Bogs & Water Lilies?

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 27, 2013 0 Comments

Floating Bog


A customer recently contacted us regarding weed & bog control. Below is the question and our response.

Question:

Hello, I have a 30 acre pond with Water Lilies and floating bogs. What is the best product to reduce or...

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Aquatic Weed Control: 2 Ways to Kill Water Chestnut

Published by Jamie Markoe on January 23, 2014 0 Comments

Water Chestnut
Water Chestnut
 (T
rapa natans) is an annual aquatic weed found mainly in the northeastern United States. Water Chestnut has triangular or diamond-shaped leaves with toothed edges. The leaves cluster in floating rosettes attached to an inflated spongy central stem. Rosettes...

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Eliminate Pond Weeds Without Affecting Trout

Published by Jamie Markoe on January 08, 2014 0 Comments

Weed Sample ID


A customer recently contacted us regarding weed & algae control. Below is the question and our response.

Question:

I have a ½-1 acre pond that is becoming infested with the “brushy” course type pond weed. The trouble...

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Aquatic Weed Control: 2 Ways To Kill Pickerelweed

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 18, 2013 0 Comments


Pickerelweed
Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) is an emersed aquatic weed that grows 3-4 feet tall. Leaves are large and shiny with a heart-shaped base. Each leaf has very fine veins is attached toon its own stem in clusters. Pickerelweed is easily recognized by its...

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Lack of Herbicide Use, Killed Fish?

Published by Jamie Markoe on December 18, 2013 0 Comments


Fish
Hundreds, possibly thousands of crappie, walleye, bass and muskie were found in November, belly-up under the ice in Owasso Lake, Shoreview, Minnesota. One of the muskies even measured 48 inches long!

Shoreview homeowners thought low water levels from the recent drought caused...

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