Also in this month plants in the pond do not need much attention. However, in February it can be very cold and there may be a sharp frost.
Now you can start removing bottom sludge by supplying Vincia Sludge Cleaner. This will prevent any algal growth throughout the season. It is important that you remove algae, such as fibred algae, which develop along the pond side. Brush the algae loose and remove them from the water.
Especially in shallow ponds, where fish can not hide very well, herons may present problems already. Be careful! The Bird Blocker Band and Bird Blocker Flags from VT will effectively scare away herons.