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Jan. 16 2012
With the holidays just winding down, now is the time to get your ducks in a row for the spring start-up season. Don’t put it off; the more you plan and do now, the more successful your season will ...
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Nov. 16 2011
Water is a powerful resource. A welldesigned water feature can add natural beauty and visual excitement to its surroundings, offer an inspiring view and create a peaceful atmosphere within a host of environments
Sept. 15 2011
Oxygen is one of—if not the most—vital element on the face of this earth ...
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July 20 2011
I’ve learned by seeing, assessing and fixing thousands of ponds, done by do-it-yourselfers or “certified” high dollar so-called “professionals”. There’s always some ...
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May 18 2011
There’s a saying, “Bigger is better.” Although that’s not always the case, it took me a while to get the message, but I finally did get it ...
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March 22 2011
Ponds and lakes are valuable natural resources. They add beauty to the landscape, provide recreation and serve as a habitat for fish and wildlife. A natural body of water is a complex biological, chemical ...
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Jan. 19 2011
During my travel this past holiday season I was “exposed” to the new security measures from TSA at the airport. Whether I feel more secure or my naked image is online somewhere; are both still ...
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Nov. 23 2010
You’ve read about it, heard it on the radio, and even seen your competitors take a stab at it . . . waterscapes. It’s hot and it’s here to stay, according to everything you’ve heard
Sept. 23 2010
In the past, I’ve written about tapping into your vast knowledge of expertise to enhance your business success and bottom line. This article is going to focus on one particular area—something ...
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July 13 2010
Fountains and water features have been part of garden landscape almost since the beginning of human civilization ...
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May 19 2010
PUMPS COME IN AN ARRAY OF MODELS AND SIZES. Whether the water feature is a pond, waterfall, or pondless water feature, it will have a pump ...
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March 16 2010
The environmental movement that began back in the 1960s has gained momentum through the decades and on into the 21st century. As human population numbers explode, natural resources grow scarcer because ...
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Jan. 18 2010
FOR MOST OF THE U.S. POND BUILDING INDUSTRY, THERE ARE FOUR SEASONS. WE ARE currently in the middle of the winter season here in Georgia. This is the time when we get our equipment and supply inventory ...
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Nov. 16 2009
Pond installers prove that a positive attitude and a willingness to change can be your most valuable resources in battling the recession ...
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Sept. 15 2009
The editor asked if I would write a follow-up article to the last Waterscape issue’s article on being “Resource Smart.”He did not assign any topic, leaving that to my discretion ...
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July 18 2009
These are tough times we’re going through, especially in the pond and waterscape industry. Many of us have never gone through a period like this before. I hear many contractors talking about recession, ...
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May 15 2009
I live in the Northwest. By most accounts, this area is considered to be the epicenter of the “green” revolution. According to Popular Science magazine, the region contains three of the nation’s ...
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March 17 2009
Being in the construction industry since the early ’90s, I have learned that equipment and “stuff” doesn’t necessarily work the way it’s supposed to. Being in the water garden ...
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Jan. 13 2009
Back when our company first started and we were trying to rent warehouse space, the leasing company didn’t want to work with us. They were worried that because we sold a product that was such an ...
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Nov. 11 2008
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY recently recognized the importance of the International Professional Pond Contractors Association (IPPCA) at its annual humanitarian event, “Ponditat For Humanity.”

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