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Cattail Control

  • Airmax Shoreline Defense

    4.6

    (94 Reviews)

    …Broad Spectrum Emergent Weed Killer * Kills to The Roots * Long Term Control of Cattails Kill the roots of even the most persistent emergent aquatic weeds & grasses. Airmax Shoreline Defense is great for controlling cattails or any other plant growing above or out of the water. Apply directly to…
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    $31.99 - 103.99
  • The Pond Guy 28-Inch Weed Cutter

    3.9

    (44 Reviews)

    …powder-coated 11' long aluminum handle. Use this aquatic weed removal tool to cut floating aquatic vegetation weeds along the edges of the pond or cattails and phragmites that extend further past the ponds edge. Mix & Match! Save 10% on weed removal tools when you purchase 2 or more! Includes:…
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    $119.99
  • …however cattails are best in moderation. Highlight boundaries to contain pond cattails by using landmarks rocks or other unobtrusive markers. Treat and remove cattails that try to stray from these boundaries to keep their growth under control. Re-treat As Needed Due to the fact that pond cattails
    …Their Diet: A muskrat eats aquatic vegetation like cattails sedges rushes water lilies and pond weeds. In some areas it may also eat clams mussels snails crayfish small fish and frogs. Keeping your pond clear of excess vegetation such as cattails grasses rushes etc will disrupt a muskrat's diet. The…
    You cannot treat what you do not know! Identifying your pondweeds is the first step to being successful. Read on for tips. Successful Weed Control The more mature your pond the more you have to deal with weeds. They are not only just annoying but they can choke the life out of your ecosystem if…
    …Systemic Chemicals A systemic chemical like Shoreline Defense works by being absorbed into the growth system of emergent shoreline weeds like cattails via their leaves and kills them down to the roots. Similar to contact chemicals it is best to treat first as cutting the plants down stops the…
    …and Mechanical. Chemical Control Algaecides and herbicides are commonly used and sometimes the best option to regain control. Some pond weeds like duckweed and watermeal are almost impossible to skim and rake out of the pond because they are so tiny. Other weeds like cattails and bulrush can still…
    …fix to weed and algae control. If left in the pond the decaying plant material turns into nutrient-rich pond muck that continues to fuel weed and algae growth. The pond then enters a continuous cycle of reactive treatments leaving you the pond owner to use chemicals to control growth. A pond at this…
    …when selecting plants for your pond. * Keep it Covered: Covering your pond's surface area with 40-60% plants will help to reduce excess nutrients control algae blooms and provide cover for your fish. For ponds up to 50 square feet we recommend 6-12 floating plants 2 bog plants 5 submerged plants and…
    …a smaller pond. The area can be expanded as needed. * Step 2: Remove debris Use a weed cutter and rake to remove dead or floating debris such as cattails and phragmites. If those are on the water's surface or along the lake's edges as the ice forms you could wind up with bumpy or weak ice. * Step 3:…
    …clean. Note that pond dyes do not inhibit growth of emergent plants (e.g. cattails) or floating plants (e.g. water lily). For more information on aquatic plants and weeds and how to manage them check out our weed control guide. In addition using pond dye can keep your fish safe in two ways. First…
    Controlling pond weeds and other vegetation can be a tough job but using the right tools can make it easier. Removing weeds and algae from your pond is an important part of keeping your pond healthy. Here are some gadgets that are handy to have in your pond toolbox. Sprayer A sprayer is an easy way…
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