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How to winterize your pond

How to winterize your pond

Cold weather means your pond needs a little TLC. Winterization will help your pond, plants, and fish do well this winter. It sounds like a daunting task, but winterization isn’t complicated. Here’s what you need to know. Water temperature The temperature of your pond determines when you

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Give your yard a unique fall look

Give your yard a unique fall look

The weather is changing – and our outdoor spaces are evolving, too. Take time to give your lawn a little TLC and add some seasonally themed decorations. Your home’s festive fall look will enhance your curb appeal. Lawn and landscape care First thing’s first: keep your outdoor

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4 Benefits of water features

4 Benefits of water features

Whether it’s a pond, a fountain, or a pondless waterfall, water features look awesome. But their appeal extends far beyond visual impact. A water feature can enhance many areas of your home and your lifestyle. Here are four of our favorite benefits of having a water feature.

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Are koi ponds safe for children?

Are koi ponds safe for children?

Koi ponds add beauty to any outdoor space. But some parents worry: are fish ponds safe for kids? It’s a conversation that’s definitely important. Here are some things to consider. Pond depth and construction How the pond is built can make a big difference. Koi pond purists

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5 Ways to add curb appeal to your home

5 Ways to add curb appeal to your home

Your home deserves to look its best – all the time. We often think of curb appeal in terms of selling a home and enticing potential buyers. But the way your home looks impacts you every day. Coming home to a dwelling that’s drab and boring is

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How to keep pond maintenance at a minimum

How to keep pond maintenance at a minimum

When your pond is designed and constructed right, it shouldn’t need much upkeep. How much is “not much?” For an average-sized 15’ x 12’ natural pond with a 10’ stream, we’re only talking a few minutes a week. It’s a small investment that ensures countless hours of

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How often should I water my landscaping?

How often should I water my landscaping?

One of the most common questions we hear is, “How often should I water my new plants?” It’s important – get it right, and your plants thrive. Get it wrong and … well, we’ve all been there. Too much water is just as harmful as too little.

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Fountain installation in Kansas City

Fountain installation in Kansas City

Kansas City has more fountains than any city in the United States. Worldwide, we’re second only to Rome. KC truly is the City of Fountains, and water features are part of our culture. It’s easy to think of fountains only in terms of the public displays throughout

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How to reduce pond maintenance

How to reduce pond maintenance

A water feature creates an environment that looks and sounds beautiful. But many people worry that the maintenance of a pond can outweigh the benefits. The truth is, taking care of your pond isn’t a big deal if you do it right. The two biggest issues with

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