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Despite their ground-ready, durable and insulated construction, submersible water pumps still present severe hazards for homeowners and should never be used in ponds meant for swimming or human immersion. The problem is simple: electricity and water do not mix. As such, installing an electric submersible water pump for water gardens, natural ponds, or pools requires … Continue reading “Top 5 Things to Know About Submersible Water Pumps and Electricity”

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If you recently installed a Koi Pond and have concerns about protecting your fish during the winter months, there are a few things you should know. To begin, as long as your Koi pond is three to five feet in depth, then you should not have to worry about your pond completely icing up in … Continue reading “Protecting Your Koi Pond in the Winter”

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A water garden is a natural environment that you will return to time and again for serenity and peaceful reflection. It is more than just putting together an attractive design. Instead, it is about setting the stage for a highly personal experience that is all your own. No element in your water garden can create this experience more than lush green vegetation and exotic flowers.

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As the air begins to turn warm and the fragrant blooms start to peak, it tends to remind people how fantastic they feel when they are outside and closer to nature. Creating a natural water feature in your backyard is a wonderful project that encourages you to spend more time outdoors. Whether you select a cascading waterfall, Koi pond, elegant water garden, or a luxurious natural pool, your water project is sure to create an ambiance of relaxation. However, before you take the plunge into designing your water creation, it’s essential to understand how to choose the right rocks for your project.

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You may have a lovely pond on your property, and while it’s beautiful to look at, you feel that you could spend more time there if there were a beach surrounding it. A beach makes water activities such as swimming, fishing, and just sunning yourself much more convenient.

Many beaches around the world aren’t only a result of natural forces and weather breaking rocks into sand, but some are man-made to some degree. So, why not create a perfect beach at your pond so that you’ll have access to a great beach experience whenever you want.

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Have you ever wanted your own personal oasis – a place where you could melt away from the stress and strain of life? If the answer is yes, then, you should add a natural pond to your property. That sounds nice, but you may be wondering, what is a natural pool? A natural pool, also called a water garden, is a water feature that is built using plants for filtration instead of chemicals (thus the natural name).

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You’ve got the two-story, Victorian home with the white picket fence and acres and acres of flowing land, but you’re missing one thing – a pool. A pool looks great, gives you a place to relax, and can even raise your home value. But, pools are a lot of work to maintain. You have to make sure that they are cleaned regularly from falling debris and dirt, you have to keep the pH just right using special chemicals, and you have to spend a lot on filtration systems. But what if you could have the beauty and functionality of a pool without the maintenance and chemicals?

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You can’t go wrong with a natural pond. Not only does installing one enhance the aesthetic and recreational value of a backyard, but it also comes with a host of health and environmental benefits. Since natural ponds are not quite as mainstream as traditional pools, homeowners have no shortage of questions about the installation process.

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This brief guide will serve as a beginner’s introduction to the subject of water fountains and cover topics such as maintenance, building, cleaning, and the positive effect that an ordinary water garden design can provide to your residence.

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Keeping koi can be a somewhat complicated, yet rewarding task. There is often more to koi care than potential owners realize. But koi ownership doesn’t have to be daunting, especially with the right equipment, koi pond features, and koi care products.

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