My name is Erick Santana - I am the owner and president of Bella's Aquatic Gardens. I have been running my business since early 2005. I come from an extensive art background, from Graffiti art to graphic design. I was born into the construction trade, the son of a general contractor. I learned how to read blue prints at the age of ten. I've always been surrounded by construction, but have always been a passionate artist. When I learned how to fuse the two together, I found my true calling in water features and design.

Attractive Concrete Pond Construction Applications from the Pond Pirate

By Erick Santana / October 29, 2020 / 3 Comments

As a Pond Pirate at Bellas Aquatic Gardens, I enjoy creating ponds that look larger than life, even when they are small. Considering the subtropical climate we have in South Florida, I can’t help but put a tropical stamp of approval on each of my pond construction build outs and designs. When I sit down […]

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Pond Pirate Rescues Pool with Natural Rock Waterfall Addition

By Erick Santana / July 5, 2016 / 0 Comments

My method consisted of cutting the wall of the pool, exposing existing rebar about 6 in. down, and tieing new rebar into the existing rebar cage using…

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