From charming garden ponds and water gardens that feature a variety of appealing pond plants to Koi and fish ponds with a school of fluttering Koi and other species of pond fish, outdoor ponds can greatly enhance your backyard landscaping. While an outdoor fish pond is mostly enjoyed during fair weather months, it is highly important for it to be properly maintained throughout the year with particular kinds of pond supplies. As outdoor entities, fish and garden ponds are subjected to both the cold and hot weather conditions of its surrounding area. As there are pond supplies available to address the increase in algae growth during the sunny spring and summer months, there are also helpful supplies, such as a de-icer, that can be used to prevent the pond surface water from freezing over during colder winter months. While a frozen over pond can cause harm to the fish that living within it, it is imperative that a de-icer is used during the colder months to ensure the safety of both pond plants and fish. Maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the plants and pond fish within your fish pond all year long with the tools and supplies necessary.