Articles About Ponds and Water Gardens

Pondless and Cascading Waterfalls: A Simple, But Effective Accent

When it comes to attracting new customers into the wide world of water features, do you consider all your options?  Today's homeowners are most certainly looking for high value water features, both attractive and simple in regards to low maintenance.  Low maintenance waterfalls, fountains and bubbling water features have taken the foreground in the pond market. 

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Tags: Pond Design, Aquatic Plants, Customer Tips, Contractors, Cascading Waterfalls, Pondless Waterfalls, Pond Planner

Bottom Drain Science and Popularity on the Rise

Despite popular belief bottom drains are not just for pools, the growing popularity within the pond industry is leading to new standards for koi gardens and water garden pond installation.  The pond maintenance requirements are drastically reduced along with koi health benefits being improved.  Bottom drains are not only efficient but can add aeration so the yearly spring pond cleanout practices are less needed.  Most contractors are accustomed to this spring time practice and dedicate a lot of money and effort with little time for spring start-up projects.  The ability to up-sell on a gravity flow bottom drain along with a pre-filter and an external pump allows landscape contractors to improve profit margins with add-on sales.

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Tags: Pond Design, Koi Gardens, Aeration Kit, Contractors, Types of Ponds

The Most Overlooked Piece of Pond Equipment!

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Tags: Pond Design, Contractors, Pond Tips, Distributors, Pond Plumbing, Pond Equipment, Retailers

Top Rated Pond Equipment Features by Professional Installers

One hundred professional installer contractors and retailers were polled to find out the top features and benefits that pond products need to have to be successful. These features contribute to the friendliest, easiest to install, longest lasting products available for pond construction and maintenance.

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Tags: Pond Design, Pond Equipment

Easiest Way to Build a Pond and Waterfall

Most people associate the soothing sounds of waterfalls and streams with relaxation and calm.  There is nothing more peaceful than gazing out to a beautiful landscape with the sounds of nature surrounding you.   You can easily bring that feeling of serenity  into your own home or office by incorporating a water garden into your landscape design.

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Tags: Pond Design, Pond Kits

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