Although only 29 years old, Bradley Blocksom has been active in the pond world for quite some time now. Under the guidance and direction of his father Dave Blocksom, who started Pondscapes of Charlotte in 2002, Bradley has been able to climb the ranks and is now in the position to take over Pondscapes of Charlotte in the next couple of years. Bradley enjoys building water features and loves being part of a team of motivated young individuals. Bradley plans on transitioning to ownership at Pondscapes and continuing in his father’s footsteps.

A Son’s Perspective on a Successful Family Business

By Bradley Blocksom / August 27, 2023 / 1 Comment

A father and son working together is a common story told throughout history, with multiple different endings. It can often be a dream of father-son bonding or a nightmare of resentment and hurt feelings. In reality, the story is usually somewhere in between; similar to anything in life, it can have its ups and downs. […]

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Interactive Pond is an Outdoor Classroom

By Bradley Blocksom / April 30, 2023 / 3 Comments

Pond, stream and wetland round out a living, breathing water garden In the early morning hours, a tractor-trailer load of boulders sat quietly on the side of the road. The rugged truck driver was sleeping in the cab after a long night driving from the Appalachian Mountains to Charlotte, North Carolina. It was parked outside […]

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