Articles About Ponds and Water Gardens

3 Tips for Buying a Retaining Wall Waterfall

A friend recently asked me how they could spruce up their backyard by adding a waterfall to their landscape.  Because my friend's patio area is defined by a block wall, I suggested he add a waterfall to it.  Waterfalls can be added to any manufactured block or retaining wall. 

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5 Most Popular Water Feature Trends

Water Gardens: Ponds and water gardens have always been popular in America's backyards. Those that are seeking to add a pond to their yard are requestiong more areas for aquatic plants in the pond as well as areas deep enough to over-winter koi and goldfish.

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How a Pond-Less Waterfall Works [Infographic]

For more information on how to install a cascading pond-less waterfall, download the Guide to Building a Pond-less Waterfall.

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4 Easy Steps to a Clean Pond or Water Garden

There are so many water treatments on the market today, and everyone seems to recommend something different.  So, what do you truly need to keep your pond clean and clear?

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6 Tips For Opening Your Pond In Spring

Springtime. Ahh, I just can't wait to hear the soothing sounds of my waterfall and watch my beautiful koi as they come back to the surface to greet me! Here are a few helpful tips to ensure that you have a successful springtime start-up for your pond.

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