George Janowiak is a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor. For the last 20 years, he has been designing and installing some of Chicagoland's finest custom ponds. A professional pond-building company, Gem Ponds Inc. has installed over 500 water features. They specialize in residential sales and service of ponds and pondless water features.

Designing and Building Ponds for Turtles

By George Janowiak / April 27, 2019 / 3 Comments

I grew up in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s near Chicago, catching just about anything that would swim, crawl or hop. When I caught something, I would bring it home and put it in one of several tanks in my parents’ townhome. When I ran out of tanks, I found a baby pool that […]

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Think Outside the Box on Pond Renovations

By George Janowiak / October 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

Trying to save money and stay within his budget, I suggested adding some bigger boulders and some outcropping to break up the look.

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