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There are many factors to consider when designing, installing and maintaining your koi pond, but your region’s unique properties will play the biggest role when determining what is best for your pond.

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Natural Pools are beautiful, practical, and good for the environment, however, you may not be familiar with what owning a natural pool is like and have concerns about the safety and maintenance of your pool. We spoke with water garden expert, Larry Carnes…

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A custom backyard pond, natural pool or natural water feature is a fantastic way to “vacation” in your own backyard. Of course, there are a lot of things you’ll want to consider before you embark on your water garden project…

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Natural swimming pools and ponds add an elegant and scenic feature to any backyard. However, they also present risks for children or those who cannot swim. If you have a natural pool or pond in your backyard that has a depth of more than six inches, you should take some safety precautions to prevent an … Continue reading “What are the Dangers of Backyard Ponds or Pools? Follow These Safety Tips”

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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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