Benjamin Timmermans, president and lead designer of Liquid Landscapes Incorporated, is a national leader in the Waterscape Industry with a passion for creating aquatic environments that captivate and extend the senses. His degrees in recreation and wildlife management led him to a passion for aquatic ecology as well as his fascination with the balance of natural ecosystems. His love for anything water started in his early childhood growing up on a wooded property adjacent to a watershed area in rural Ohio. He had constructed his first pond by the age of eight and never looked back. Benjamin launched Liquid Landscapes Incorporated in 2000 after making a move to the mountain town of Asheville, North Carolina. He has been involved in the green industry for 27 years with the majority of the time spent developing Liquid Landscapes. He has completed hundreds of projects in over 10 states from the Pacific to the Atlantic coast. He has also donated his time and expertise on several waterscape charity builds around the country. Benjamin holds certifications with the top industry manufacturers in the waterscape industry. He has authored several published pieces and currently resides on the Board of Advisors for Pond Trade Magazine. His passion for creating breathtaking waterscapes and the unification of the waterscape industry led to him being awarded the “Pond Contractor of the Year” in 2015. Liquid Landscapes Inc. PO Box 18914 Asheville, NC 28814 828/231-1050 www.LiquidLandscapesInc.com www.facebook.com/liquidlandscapes

Water Flow Control in Pond & Feature Designs

By Benjamin Timmermans / August 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

In its basic form, water is the basis of all living matter. When pure, it is an odorless, tasteless liquid that descends from clouds as rain to form streams, lakes, ponds and oceans, only to return again to the atmosphere. Earth’s water is always in movement, which we know as “the cycle of water.” In […]

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Contractor’s Corner – Whose Pond Is This?

By Benjamin Timmermans / December 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Out from nowhere came a black Lab at Mach 2. My stomach fell to my feet. Stella wasn’t their child — she was their dog!

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Landscape Lighting Design and Tips to Illuminate Your Waterscape

By Benjamin Timmermans / April 24, 2017 / 2 Comments

I’ve been involved in the waterscape and landscape industries since the late-1980s. I was just a young kid back then, going from house to house trying to make a dollar with a skateboard and a mower. Over the adventurous years that have since passed, I have seen the facets of both of these industries grow […]

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Sidebar | Landscape Lighting Tips and Tricks

By Benjamin Timmermans / April 24, 2017 / 1 Comment

*To read the feature length article, Landscape Lighting Design and Tips to Illuminate Your Waterscape, click here >> Below is a visual, step-by-step on how to bury wires for lighting installations. [box style=”rounded” border=”full”](1) After the wire is stripped back, we twist the wires together and give it a clean terminal cut and then (2) […]

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Video | Drones and pond photography

By Benjamin Timmermans / January 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

Ben Timmermans uses drones to take stunning pond photography, check out this short video clip on how he did it. >> Get more information on Drones and water photography via his feature article from last year!

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Photos of the FUTURE: High-tech drones enhance water feature photography

By Benjamin Timmermans / July 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

From underwater cameras to shots from space, amazing photography has always relied on amazing technology. And according to Benjamin Timmermans of Liquid Landscapes, the next revolutionary tech innovation is already here! Flying drones are transforming every industry from real estate to agriculture, and the pond industry is next. See how drone photography can bring your pond business to the next level.

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It’s Toadally a Frog!

By Benjamin Timmermans / January 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

To many pond owners, frogs and toads are about as different as creeks and cricks. In reality, these two amphibians vary greatly in diet, anatomy and habitat. If you’d like to know a bit more about the noisy, four-legged hoppers in your pond, read Benjamin Timmermans’ comprehensive overview and see these fascinating creatures in a whole new light!

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Click! Tips for gorgeous water feature photography

By Benjamin Timmermans / May 1, 2013 / 0 Comments

Bad photography makes even the most beautiful water features look dull and dreary. But with the right equipment and a little know-how, breathtaking shots are well within reach. Benjamin Timmermans of Liquid Landscapes offers a wealth of tips for photographs that are just as gorgeous as the ponds they capture.

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