Matt Boring is the owner and designer at Texas Ponds and Water Features LLC. He has been building ponds professionally for more than 16 years, winning numerous awards and having his work featured in several publications. Texas Ponds and Water Features is an Atlantic Professional Contractor based in Austin.

Special Request Includes Grotto for this Backyard Recreation Pond  

By Matt Boring / March 8, 2022 / 0 Comments

I’ve been building ponds commercially since 2000 and this is a first time request: a grotto feature. This request came as a surprise as Texas Ponds and Water Features started talking about a backyard recreational pond early last year and we had a pretty good idea of the features wanted. The client wanted a wetlands filter. No […]

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Contractors Corner | Below the Line

By Matt Boring / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Alas, living in Austin, Texas, where there’s lots of solid rock underground, I’ve never had that opportunity. It was just never a cost-effective way to…

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Cosmic Coffee and Beer Garden Showcases Sustainability (and Water Features)

By Matt Boring / April 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

In February 2017, I received an interesting phone call that ended up changing our business for the better. The man on the other end, Paul Oveisi, said that he was putting together a brand new coffee and beer garden near Downtown Austin and wanted a pond to be the centerpiece of the outdoor area. Oveisi’s […]

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Pond Construction | A Lone Star Retreat Built with Trust

By Matt Boring / December 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

When you change an environment, you change a life. Think about it. If you change someone’s environment in a positive way, you make his or her life better — not just for a day or a week, but indefinitely, from then onward. That’s why we, as pond and landscape artists, have an opportunity to touch […]

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Limited Access? Work Backward to Get Forward

By Matt Boring / February 29, 2016 / 1 Comment

This pond was right up against the neighbor’s fence, so access was extremely limited — impossible from that end…

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