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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May 1 2005
e’ve all heard the old saying that music soothes the savage beast. We’d venture to guess that it was an out of work minstrel who began spreading that arou ...
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April 1 2005
What’s the first requirement for life? Air, or oxygen. We know that people need oxygen to live. We also know that plants need oxygen for healthy growth ...
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Feb. 1 2005
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the desire to find solace in the comfort of our homes has grown exponentially. For those lucky enough to own a second home, their escape is usually found in some ...
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Feb. 1 2004
Water features continue to spring up across the landscape of this country, adorning more and more office complexes, shopping centers, and even residential properties ...
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June 1 2003
Water Features Add That Special Look sk one hundred people to describe their dream vacation, and the result will be an assortment of answers. Hawaii? The Caribbean? An Al ...
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Feb. 1 2003
Building Ponds If a customer’s lawn is the main course, and the petunias, smoke trees and decks are the “cake,” then ponds and water features become ...
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Jan. 1 2002
Waterscapes: Adding Splash to Your Landscape Waterscapes: Adding a Splash to Your Landscapes By Katherine Woodford The child of the city reminisces about his mother handing ...
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Nov. 1 2000
Constructing A Custom Built Pond by Mike Megill The home will take on new significance in the new millennium, as more and more families telecommute, put their empha ...
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Nov. 1 2000
Pond Renovation ... the U.K. Way by Rob Hawkins I have been commissioned to complete renovations of an existing installation to reconstruct one side of a semi-raised ...
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May 1 1999
As you lie in your lounge chair and listen to the gurgling of a small stream and the chirping of some nearby birds, the sun's rays are luring you into a nap. The light touch of one of the plants near ...
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March 1 1999
Spring Cleaning Spring Cleaning Assure the Health of Water Features By Patrick Simmsgeiger The summertime beauty and function of a pond, lake or water feature can be seriously ...
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Aug. 1 1998
Fountains ...a delight to the eye and ear. Of all the components of landscaping, none is more wholly soothing than a fountain or a water feature ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Maintenance: Ponds & Fountains By Janie Franz & Katherine Woodford Last spring, you installed a beautiful pond with a waterfall. Your client indicated that she would ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Water Features Appeal to the Senses Water Features Appeal to the Senses The pleasing sound of a waterfall or rippling brook has always attracted people to the natural wond