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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

Water, Water Everywhere

Water in our landscape can enhance our lives in many great ways.

I am thoroughly convinced that we, as human beings, have an innate desire to be near water. Perhaps it’s the fact that 60 percent of our bodies are made up of water. We can go for weeks without food, but only a few

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Fish Frenzy

The anticipation is growing … the thought that another great water gardening season is just around the corner is steadily lurking in my mind. This is the time when I start getting more and more flower bulb and seed catalogs in the mail, tempting me to give in to the fact that spring is almost

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Water gardeners ponder New Year’s resolutions

We are approaching the grand finale of yet another action-packed year. With another year wrapping up, it is time to embrace New Year’s resolutions for our own benefit, and to make a difference in the lives of our children and the community in which we live. The following are favorite resolution topics, but with a

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A Silly Pond Story – Pondering…A Christmas Story

Over the river and through the woods, and beside the pond, to Grandmother’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifted snow…oh.

You mean Grandma has a pond? Why yes Virginia. She got it last summer. She has lots of beautiful plants and rocks around it,

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What to Buy Your Koi at Christmas

It’s December and even in the naturalistic, outdoor-loving mindset of pond enthusiasts around the country, that means lights, decorations, excitement, and to the kid still lingering in all of us, it means presents. So my question this month is, “What are you going to buy your koi for Christmas?” I mean, you don’t exclude your

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Early Fall Transitions

Early Fall is a transitional time of year, whether you live in the Midwest, the Northeast, the Southwest, or anywhere else in North America. Colors change from green to multitudinous shades of red, yellow, orange, purple, and brown. Temperatures change from hot and steamy, to cooler and occasionally chilly. Sports change from baseball to football,

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Summertime Blues

Isn’t it amazing how quickly the summer months fly by every year? I can’t believe that it is mid August already. It always seems like you shovel your way through December, January, and February. You March your way through April showers and May flowers. Then you blink twice and suddenly it’s August. How is this

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April – Creativity Abounds

Hello, April is finally here. January, February, March, and Winter are all in the rear view mirror and you can look forward to April showers to grow those May flowers. You can also count on longer days, shorter nights, higher temperatures, budding trees, sprouting plants, fish coming out of hibernation, and summer being on

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Pond Clean Out

We are quickly approaching the pond clean out time of the year. Some people will tell you that your natural ecosystem pond needs to be drained and cleaned every spring. You’ll meet other people who never clean their ponds and don’t intend to. I feel that there is a happy medium. As with most things

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Marching Into Spring

March is the month that leads us from the short, cold, and blustery days of winter to the longer, warmer days of spring. It’s the month that signals the coming of spring, but it never makes any promises as far as the weather is concerned. St. Patrick’s Day is for certain, but beyond that, you

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