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Renovating an Old Pond

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This project included renovating an old pond into a new custom creation by the Pontz boys. We began this project by dismantling the existing water feature and set aside the existing components and rock to be reused in the new pond. After removal of the existing pond we excavated a new shape and installed a […]

Pond Facelift

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Turn that frown upside down with a sweet backyard pond facelift. This project included transforming an existing pond into one properly functioning Aquascape ecosystem pond complete with skimmer and biofalls filtration system, pump, plumbing, waterfalls and complete liner coverage with new boulders and gravel. What a transformation one day can make. If you’d like to […]

Preparing Your Pond for Cooler Temperatures

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BY:Aquascape When fall comes knocking at the door, many people breathe a sigh of relief with the arrival of cooler temperatures and less muggy days. Autumn is a beautiful season for enjoying your pond or waterfall, but there are a few things that need your attention to ensure your fish and plants return in a […]

Leap Into Fall

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BY: AQUASCAPE You’ve got the water, you’ve got the plants, you’ve got the fish, but something just doesn’t seem right in your aquatic paradise. Something seems to be missing … something that made every childhood vision of a lily pad complete. What natural ecosystem would be complete without frogs and other amphibians? Why Frogs? Well, […]

EPIC Retirement Home Waterfall

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This EPIC Retirement Home Waterfall Project included installation of Pondless waterfall, and boulder retaining wall in the courtyard at Willow Valley Retirement Communities in Willow Street, PA. We began the project by removing a improperly installed block retaining wall (built by another contractor) as well as removal of some trees and shrubs throughout the courtyard. […]

Small Backyard Pondless Waterfall

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Like many things in life size doesn’t always matter. Check out this small backyard pondless waterfall that really packs a big punch. The small 6′ long pondless waterfall was recently installed next to an existing pool and finished off with some new landscaping. Just goes to show that a water feature of any size can […]

Popular Pond Plants

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BY:AQUASCAPE Everyone has their favorite collection of pond plants, but there might be some varieties that you haven’t yet added to your water garden. We invite you to consider the following list of popular aquatic pond plants that make a welcome addition to any pond!   1. Creeping Jenny Pond Plants Often used as a […]

Massive Disappearing Waterfall

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Check out this amazing Massive Disappeaing Waterfall build just recently completed. What an epic build! This moss rock waterfall is a one of a kind custom creation like none you’ve ever witnessed. But you are all witnesses now ;). We took a drab weedy flower bed on a bank and turned it into a true […]

Is Your Pond Too Hot?

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It’s Not Cool to Have a Hot Pond BY:AQUASCAPE Most people know the challenges that snow and freezing temperatures can create with a pond and its inhabitants, but not everyone knows about the other weather extreme – heat.During extended periods of high temperature, pond water can get pretty warm. Once the water temperature rises above […]

14 Shade Tolerant Water Lilies

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BY: Aquascape Many pond owners opt to locate their water garden in a shady location of the yard. This way, they can enjoy watching their fish while being protected from the heat of direct summer sun. While a shaded pond is ideal for cooling off in the summer, it can pose a problem for enjoying […]