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Language of Koi | Preventing Koi Theft

Most koi experts and enthusiasts are well versed on how to protect koi from the many furry and feathered bandits that make unwanted visits to ponds. Unfortunately, these predators aren’t the only thieves to worry about. The fact of theMore...

The W.E.T.S. Method for Diagnosing Water Loss

One of the more confusing issues that pond owners and contractors have to deal with is water loss in what is designed to be a closed system. Even if you’re sure that there are no leaks in your recirculating pondMore...

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Pond Construction | Fishing Pond & Creek in Texas Hill Country

One thing I’ve learned over the years is the value of forming a trusting relationship with your clients. A shining example of this is a project we did in Lakeway, Texas, where the trust gained during the initial phase paved the wayMore...

Carrying Debt Steals Your Profit & Increases Your Taxes

It happened again! A few months ago, you had your annual meeting with your CPA, and you heard the same old story. “You had a great year. Your net profit was $88,000! Now it’s time to pay taxes on it.More...

Using Filtration to Remove Sediment From Ponds

By far, one of the most common challenges that water gardeners collectively face is how to handle sediment — or, should I say, the “muck” that builds up over time in all bodies of water. But is sediment always bad?More...

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Contractor’s Corner | Waterfalls for Mom


If I go back far enough, I have to credit my mom for cultivating my passion for building waterfalls. I remember being 5 or 6 years old and messing with the rocks, liner and pumps in our backyard. We hadMore...

Using Concrete in Pond Construction

When it comes to pond construction methods, there are several types to consider. One of the most common methods is using a rubber liner or other flexible sheet over dirt. This is by far the easiest, and when used inMore...