The holidays are approaching, and you’re probably making a lot of lists. Who’s invited to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? What do I need to do to decorate? Have I gotten all the gifts I need to buy? If you have a backyard pond, there’s another list you need to concern yourself with: What do I need to do to get my backyard pond ready for winter? We say this not to add more stress to your life but to make things easier. Here are a few steps to take to prepare your pond for winter.