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Pretty New Pond

New Pondless Waterfall

Double Waterfall on a Big Hill

Double Pond and Waterfall

A Pretty Pond With a Bridge

Fresh spring clean out

Brand new pond, waterfall, bridge, slab stone patio and steps

A gentle forest stream

A Fresh Clean Pond

Hurth Waterscapes Spring Pond Clean Out

Spring Pond Updates - Keep it Simple

This time of year I get a lot of people calling me who want to simplify their pond system and make this a summer of cleaner water and less maintenance. The difficulty with answering the question of “how do I make my pond better or easier” isn’t that a beautiful, natural, easy pond is hard

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Pond Cleanout Tips – Fish Health – How NOT to kill them.

Many of you will choose to clean out your own pond. If you are planning this, check out our pond cleaning video and our pond cleaning page for full instructions. This little article is all about the fish. Your fish have made it through the long winter and they are weak at this time of

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Spring Newsletter


So I guess this is the combination of hydroponics and aquaculture. Interesting stuff. I’ve been doing a bit of reading about this lately and it has really got me thinking. Why don’t we grow some vegetables in our ponds? I know, this sounds funny the first time you say it, but hear me out.


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The Buckthorn Brigade

We just finished a job out in Delafield clearing a rather steep hillside of Buckthorn. The hill is overlooking Nagawicka Lake and is the home to many large and wonderful Oak trees as well as many turkey, deer and squirrel.  We have worked at this site for a few years now and I would

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Spring Enthusiasm?

Well, it seems that Spring is almost upon us once again. This time of the year we here at Hurth Waterscapes are very busy trying to finish up any tasks that are left on our winter to-do lists, meetings with clients to schedule the year’s work and gearing up to begin doing that work. Spring

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Water garden gift suggestions

There’s no need to make a naughty-versus-nice holiday list when it comes to water garden enthusiasts. Those who are drawn to water features seem to have inherited naturally nice DNA!

For those of you who haven’t yet taken the plunge into the world of water gardening, following is my top-ten list of items to make

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Pondering Your Way Through February

So, what have you been pondering during this wintry month of February? Did you check up on Punxsutawney Phil? Is spring on its way? Will you celebrate Lincoln’s birthday or Valentine’s Day? Do you become more and more aware of the longer days and the shorter nights that are naturally part and parcel of this

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Welcome to the Holiday Pond

This article will take us from ghouls, goblins, witches, and jack-o-lanterns, right on through to pilgrims, turkey with all the trimmings, pumpkin pie, and apple cider. Yes indeed the holidays are officially upon us, and that means the pond out in the backyard has taken on a different personality, a different look, a different taste

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Summertime Dreams

Summertime is upon us and life couldn’t be better for pond owners in Wisconsin. In the spring we have pond clean-outs. In the fall we have winter pond prep. In winter, unless your waterfall runs all winter, there is not much to do with your pond. But in the summertime the weather is fabulous, the

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