Koi Ponds - For the Child in Us All

Deck and Patio Koi Pond Growing up, I was what they call today a ‘free-range’ kid. Like most children back then, I was free to explore the outdoors on my own and interact with nature. Things are different today. Parents and child caretakers are far more cautious...

Does a Water Feature Improve the Value of Your Home?

The whole family can enjoy a water feature What is the value of a water feature? This might be a question you ask yourself before contacting your local pond builder to install a beautiful pond or waterfall in your yard. The true value can be very difficult to quantify as it's similar to other...

The Healing Power of Water Features

Falling Water has restorative and therapeutic health benefits Did you know there's a scientific reason why a shower feels so refreshing? It's the same reason why people flock to lakes, oceans, and waterfalls for vacations.

The Lovely Lotus

Nelumbo Assorted Lotus Is there any other aquatic plant as beautiful or graceful as the lovely lotus? It belongs to the genus Nelumbo and consists of only two species.

What's Outside Your Window?

Rather than put the patio next to the sliding door, the water garden was brought up close, with a charming walkway stretching across the pond. Everyone wants a room with a view, right? If your landscape is lacking when you look out your window, you can always spruce up your yard. Or better yet ...

Waterfalls: The Perfect Abode for Moss

Climatis winds its way around the waterfall rocks In the splash zone around cascading waterfalls, a fine mist dances through the air ... perfect for nourishing a verdant carpet of moss. Moss lends an earthy element to a new water feature, making it look as though the pond and waterfalls have been there..

Outdoor Dining by the Pond

Outdoor Dining by the Pond Dining outdoors is a refreshing experience, especially when you have friends, family, a beloved pet, and a beautiful view of a pond filled with koi and waterlilies!

Come Set a Spell

Lush greenery and a soothing water garden help cool the climate A charming bench awaits your company. It's calling your name, beckoning you to make time for yourself and drink in the view of the peaceful water garden. You answer the call and set a spell while the stress of the world slides from your shoulders.

Pond Paradise in the Backyard

 Just outside the patio door is a stunning fireplace and flagstone patio that cozies up to a small waterfall and pond. Comfortable seating provides a great place for relaxing well into the evening. Some might view a wooded, sloping lot as a landscaper's design challenge. But when you incorporate water, the solution is quite simple. Work with the natural slope of the yard to create stunning waterfalls, and create twists and turns around trees...

Top 10 Features to Add to Your Pond

Fountain in Pond - Aquascape You add new plants to your gardens, and you might even add a new patio or deck in your yard. Why stop there? Consider adding a new item or two to your pond this year to change things up. We've drafted a list of our top 10 favorite features...

Magic in the Pond

Magic in the Pond Explaining the birds and bees about the fish in your pond.

Outdoor Living Spaces

A cottage-style gazebo provides the optimal viewing vantage of this lovely pond and waterfall. Now that the weather's warming up, it's time to turn a critical eye to your outdoor living space. Flowers, fences, gazebos and benches are all pretty ... but what really makes your landscape a peaceful paradise is the sound of running water...
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