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.
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Beyond the Pond: Growing Giant Pumpkins

By George Janowiak / February 24, 2024 / 0 Comments

Why grow giant pumpkins? I ask myself this every year. I started gardening more than 30 years ago, about the same time I built my first pond.

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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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