Can You Adapt Your Game for Today's Players?

nick Last night the NFL held their annual draft with millions of fans watching and listening to see what future talent their team invests in. Championships come out of the hit or miss speculations of organizations and careers hang in the balance for the execut

Kindergarten Wisdom You Can Take to the Bank

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Who Needs a Watch These Days Anyway?!

Who Needs a Watch These Days Anyway?! If you want to know how valuable Chris Wilson is to me without my

How Many Fish Can You Add to a Pond?

How Many Fish Can You Add to a Pond? We all have that customer who loves fish and collects them to the point of overcrowding their pond. While fish certainly bring joy to any pond, they can also bring headaches to water quality if your customer goes overboard when stocking fish.

The Most Effective Way to Filter Pond Water

Aquascape Ecosystem Illustration One of the common misconceptions consumers have today about pond ownership is that maintenance is tedious and time consuming. This simply isn’t true when proper steps are taken to create an Aquascape ecosystem pond.

Cole Weede

cole1 I convinced this graduating senior to give up his plans to attend college at Iowa State University to study environmental science. Instead, he is now taking a job working at Aquascape. If Cole was your son would you be disappointed? Before you answer, and

Nature vs Nurture

I've come to the conclusion neither of my boys will be following in my footsteps with their career paths. Yesterday my youngest spent 5.5 hours working on spring clean up in the yard. As proud as I was to see him doing physical labor outside, something I

Don't Swallow the Bait

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Pond Plants: An Easy Reference Guide

Pond Plants in a Backyard Water Garden Pond plants like water lilies, cattails, pickerel weed, and water lettuce are a necessary part of your customers’ pond ecosystems. It's important for you to know the different types of aquatic plants available and the critical role they play in the

Small Ponds, Big Profits

Small Backyard Pond with Fish and Plants Small ponds are not only affordable for most people, but they're easy to manage from a construction vantage, and can provide great profits for you.

A Champion Cabo Couple

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Star Teachers Build Star Pupils!

mr pahl Star Teachers Build Star Pupils! Last week I "taught" three high school classes. When I posted where I was at our Construction Accountant commented that "Mr. Pahl was one of her all time favorite teachers!" On Presidents Day Mr. Pahl made a surprise vis

When the Student Was Ready, The Teacher Arrived

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Oxygen in Your Pond

Oxygen in Your Pond Oxygen is one of, if not the most vital element on the face of this Earth. Read any science journal you can find or even look it up on the Internet. You're not going to find anyone that will dispute that fact. The truth is that oxygen is vital to many dif

Quick Guide to Koi Varieties

Many pond owners choose to have a water garden in their backyard simply to enjoy the hobby of keeping fish. Koi are the most popular pond fish and come in a variety of classifications. Koi are also grouped by domestic or import. To help you identify...
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