James Hiestand has been designing and creating award-winning outdoor living spaces for over 32 years in California and Oregon. He is the owner and operator of DreamScapes Water Features and Landscaping LLC in Los Angeles and has been a passionate pond creator for decades. In 2010, James became a Certified Aquascape Contractor and has since worked his way up to becoming a Master CAC. Proficient at creating fountainscapes, naturalistic pondless waterfalls, ponds and recreation ponds, James designs and installs only one project at a time. www.dreamscapescometrue.com

Large Scale Waterscape Naturalizes Front Yard

By James Hiestand / June 28, 2024 / 0 Comments

In early July 2021, I conducted an on-site consultation in Encino, California, with a brain surgeon who had a young family. There was an existing concrete water feature in the front yard that consisted of a 50-foot stream with two waterfalls and a 10-foot-wide pond about 1-foot deep.   Because it leaked badly and was far […]

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