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Sept. 1 2008
THE INCREASING POPULARITY OF ponds and large water features among residential and commercial markets translates into a high profit margin for your business, and are simpler to build than you think. For ...
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Sept. 1 2008
WHEN UNCLE SAM TURNS GREEN, should you as a business person be concerned? Maybe. Until recently, most pond installers or irrigators never paid much attention to or had to be concerned with the EPA or the subordinate ...
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May 15 2008
No homeowner wants to look out their window and see green or tea-colored water in their backyard pond. This is why creating a healthy, low-maintenance ecosystem is so important to any contractor who installs ...
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April 21 2008
How many times have your customers told you that they've always dreamed of having a pond in their backyard? Uh . . . wait a minute, now let's review that. Did they say pond or ...
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April 21 2008
If you're in the green industry, it won't be a secret if I say that ponds are hot. As a testimonial to the legitimacy of the ponds phenomena, USA Today (July 11, 2003 issue) declared 'water ...
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April 18 2008
A typical landscaper-constructed boulder and gravel pond. Note skimmer installation, exposed liner at the base of the waterfall, use of round boulders and flat slate in the waterfall and waterfall box ...
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March 1 2008
AS THE GREEN INDUSTRY continues to expand into new market segments to satisfy customers’ changing tastes, contractors are challenged to keep their labor force up-to-date on new products, services ...
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Jan. 1 2008
One of the greatest challenges a greenscape designer may face is integrating a waterscape into a hardscaped terrain. It really boils down to two basic options: blending flawlessly and contrast ...
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Sept. 1 2007
You're taking potential customers to one of your client's homes to show them an example of the type of work you do. You've made arrangements with your client and received their permission ...
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July 1 2007
his summer, I've been engaged by Savio Engineering to crisscross the country teaching groups of contractors in hands-on clinics about the fundamentals of water feature construction -- that is, ...
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Nov. 1 2006
If you’ve found installing ponds and water features to be a successful venture, you can take that success to the next level by beginning to maintain ponds as well. Maintaining a ...
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Sept. 1 2006
At some point in your landscaping career, you decided that it was time to dive into the ever-growing, highly profitable, don’t-be-afraid-to-make-a-buck pond indus ...
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July 1 2006
We’ve all seen those slimy green scums on ponds, lakes, or pools. They’re called algae. And they stubbornly occur in water – the one place in a landscape that shouldn’t look green
July 1 2006
If you’re in the green industry, it won’t be a secret if I say that ponds are hot. As a testimonial to the legitimacy of the ponds phenomena, USA Today ...
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July 1 2006
We've all seen those slimy green scums on ponds, lakes, or pools. They're called algae. And they stubbornly occur in water -- the one place in a landscape that shouldn't look green. But ...
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May 1 2006
How many times have your customers told you that they’ve always dreamed of having a pond in their backyard? Uh… wait a minute, now let’s review that ...
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May 1 2006
POND-FREE WATERFALLS AND streams defy category, being neither fountain nor pond, but rather a bit of each. They offer the beauty of a full-size water garden with the simplicity of a recycling fountain. ...
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March 1 2006
If NASA will send spaceships to the moons of Jupiter looking for water, it comes as no surprise thatdevelopers and homeowners want water nearby. No wonder, the installation of water features is among the ...
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Jan. 1 2006
A fiber optic lighting system consists of a specially designed halogen or metal halide lamp source located in a box called an illuminator. Separate fiber optic cables are bundled together at one end into ...
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