The Ultimate Backyard Oasis

Ultimate Backyard Oasis Close your eyes for a moment and envision your idea of the perfect backyard. What would it include?

Aquatic Plant Beauties

Nothing boasts summer like a bright, Yellow Snowflake. Summer has officially began! Your aquatic plants are looking healthy and beautiful. You may be considering adding more plants this summer but need help deciding on which ones would fit your water garden best. Here are a few favorites that may help you...

From Landscape to Waterscape

BEFORE: Hundreds of thousands of yards look just like this one. Lots of green grass, a fence for privacy, a shed for tools, a patio for outdoor dining, and a shrub or two. People love before and after photos ... an ugly duckling turned swan. I like to think this is because a positive transformation touches on something personal to each and every one of us.

Outdoor Spaces: A "Peace" of Paradise

Placing your water garden near your house allows you to hear your waterfall through open doors and windows With the financial stress of today's economy, we could all use a little "peace" of paradise to calm our nerves and lift our spirits. Investing in a small (or large) water feature is truly an investment in your health.

Designing Your Dream Pond

Spilling waterfalls with colorful flowers and swimming koi fish Attention to pond design details will make a water garden truly fabulous.

6 Groundcovers for Pond Pathways

Thymus-Elfin You’re one of the lucky ones! You have a beautiful backyard that’s graced with a refreshing pond that soothes your soul and invites critters and humans alike to enjoy. Since you spend a lot of time in and around your pond, you need a...

10 Tips for Buying Healthy Fish

10 Tips for Buying Healthy Fish Adding life to your pond provides a whole new element to the overall experience of owning a water feature. Will you add some colorful koi, or opt for another type of pond fish like shubunkins or sarassas?

NEW! Spillway Bowl

The Aquascape Spillway Bowl creates a beautiful spilling water feature that can be added to any pond or pool creating an instant waterfall. Inspired by our own construction crew, the Aquascape Spillway Bowl, Basin and Stand allows for an unlimited amount of installation possibilities.

Gazebos and Water Gardens: A Match Made in Heaven

A garden bench tucked inside a pondside cottage gazebo If I moved into a new house and were granted 2 wishes for the landscape, I would choose a water garden and a gazebo. Both remind me of a fairy tale garden ... or the type of garden you'll see in Heaven.

Small Ponds Pack a Punch

Boulders create focal points in small ponds, softened by aquatic plants. If you're under the mistaken impression that a pond simply won't fit in your yard ... think again! Ponds come in a variety of shapes and sizes and their versatility is what makes them such a great addition to your landscape ...

Bridge Over Un-Troubled Waters

Bridge over backyard pond with koi A bridge signifies a journey ... over something ... to another place. In the landscape, a bridge is an open invitation to come and explore. When that bridge transcends water, the explorer lingers to enjoy the view of the rippling stream, cascading...

8 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Pond

Pond after clean out Spring is here and it’s time to get a little maintenance done on your pond. These maintenance tips take little time and effort and can help prevent future problems from arising throughout the pond season.
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