Craig McBride has worked in the industry since 1996, owning and operating retail, service and installations focused only on aquatic environments. He has sought out every educational opportunity through manufacturers and environmental organizations to provide his clients with the optimal products and installations for their needs. Over the years he has owned three retail stores, with the largest being over 4,000 square feet. Through his installation division he built his largest pond. At over 2.2 million gallons, it is lined and rocked, complete with wetland and bog filtration to create a recreational paradise.
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Installation Tips to Ensure Water Garden Quality

By Craig McBride / December 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

The water garden industry as a whole is still evolving, and with that, there are few, if any standards or regulations in place for us to follow. As professionals, we are responsible for being knowledgeable about our trade and following procedures and any safety standards set forth by our local government agencies. However, the rest […]

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Contractor’s Corner | Mask the Mechanics to Create a Seamless View of Your Waterscape

By Craig McBride / July 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

For this project, I was able to hide the pump vault by arranging the layout so that the vault itself was placed off to the side and using additional Aqua Blocks to extend…

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Pond Construction: How to Attract Birds to Your Pond

By Craig McBride / August 31, 2015 / 1 Comment

What attracts birds to a pond? Moving water, places to bathe and drink, populations of insects to eat and plants for coverage. So when tasked with building a pond specifically for bird-watchers, I implemented all of these elements to create a thriving ecosystem that teems with life — and birds! Mimicking Mother Nature In all […]

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