We've all seen those slimy green
scums on ponds, lakes, or pools.
They're called algae. And they
stubbornly occur in water -- the
one place in a landscape that
shouldn't look green. But what are
algae? Where did they come from?
What kind of damage can they do?
Are they really that bad?
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the desire to find solace in the comfort of our homes has grown exponentially. For those lucky enough to own a second home, their escape is usually found in some rustic setting, close to nature, often near a body of water.