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How many fish can your pond hold?

How many fish can your pond hold?

No one likes to be crowded – and fish are no exception. An overstocked pond can make your fish unhappy and unhealthy. Parasites can spread and bummed out fish tend to have diminished color. Not enough space and oxygen can even be fatal. Be smart when you

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Pondless waterfall revamp

Pondless waterfall revamp

These homeowners had been in their home for more than 20 years. Once their kids were grown and flown, they faced a long to-do list of interior improvements. But when that work was finished, they decided it would be nice to have a water feature in their

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Spring muck management

Spring muck management

Ah, spring. It’s the time when ponds come back to life. And might be filled with all sorts of gross gunk. Say what? The transition from winter into spring and summer can be complex. Sort of like puberty, your pond is figuring things out as it moves

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Fish that thrive in KC

Fish that thrive in KC

Fish can add an exciting dimension to your pond. But much like plants, not all fish do well in all kinds of weather. It’s important to find aquatic life that will thrive in your climate. In Kansas City, we’ve found several species of fish that flourish. Here

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We love fountains!

We love fountains!

Kansas City has more than 200 working fountains – and those are just the public fountains in KCMO! Residents and visitors alike fall hard for fountains and it’s easy to see why. The beauty and the relaxing sound of splashing water make any environment more serene and

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Pond edging ideas

Pond edging ideas

It’s easy to focus on the water of a water feature. But it’s the stuff that goes around the water that makes a pond or waterfall special. Some folks figure they can throw some rocks around a pond and call it good. But at Good Earth Water

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Making the most of an outdoor oasis

Making the most of an outdoor oasis

  Even the most carefully planned outdoor space can benefit from a little water. Just ask some Parkville, Mo., homeowners who recently worked with Good Earth Water Gardens. These folks love spending time outdoors. Whether it’s walking their dogs around their six-acre property, enjoying wildlife, or ending

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4 Water features we love

4 Water features we love

We’re always on the lookout for water feature inspiration. And it’s everywhere! Here are a few of the ponds and waterfalls that we’ve been obsessing over – as well as a few water features that defy description. 1. Floating patio Not all ponds look alike – how

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