WaterScapes

Introducing the New Zenshu Yasuyuki Fountain from Blue Thumb

The Zenshu Yasuyuki stone fountain makes a statement and adds interest to your landscape with its natural rough sides and flat polished surface surrounding three fountain plumes. Situated in the corner of a paver patio or flanking a grand entrance, the pooling water is a calm display of serenity that preludes the cascading of the …

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Enhance Water Features With Easy-to-Install Lighting

Waterscape lighting takes your water projects to the next level by highlighting ponds, natural swimming pools, fountains, streams and waterfalls. Lighting these key features can be difficult due to shallow water, limited space or the safety of your fish. The easy solution is AMP Lighting’s new HydraPro MR11 Underwater Light. The HydraPro MR11 Underwater Light …

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Runners-Up for the 2021 Water Artisans of the Year

Second place is far from defeat — instead, it’s tangible proof of greatness and a solid motivator for future success. Check out the 2021 Water Artisans of the Year runners-up in this year’s contest on the following pages. POND Trade magazine is proud to host the independent, unsponsored Water Artisans of the Year contest on …

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POND Trade’s 2021 Water Artisans of the Year Winners

In a year that saw record-breaking property values all over the place, 2021 also saw the most-ever entries in POND Trade’s Water Artisans of the Year contest — almost 70! Coincidence? We think not! Just like 2020, many pond-loving clients found themselves spending more time at home, which naturally meant more home improvement and enhancement …

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Pond Construction | Recreational Ecosystem Pond Build in Northern California 

As a design-build company based in Southern California and with the state being so large, Mystic Water Gardens often get opportunities to travel up north to do large-scale projects. This time, we were presented the opportunity to do a project nestled in the foothills of Wine Country, close to Lake Tahoe.    During my first …

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A Beach-Side Water Feature Renovation

In June 2021, Backyard Getaway was asked to renovate an existing water feature at the entry of a high-end condominium on Siesta Key Beach in Florida. Working for a condo association or corporation is a bit different than working for a homeowner; instead of having one or two people approve a design, making changes and …

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Pond Construction | Backyard Pond and Patio Makeover

My team and I — Fitz’s Fish Pond — have been building beautiful water feature and waterscapes all over the tri-state area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania for almost 10 years now. It has been amazing to introduce the aquaculture hobby to so many incredible people. Over the years, some projects have stood …

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Creativity Meets Necessity with this Amazing Backyard Fountainscape

Often enough, fountains are meant to be small in scale and find themselves tucked into a secret corner in the garden waiting to be discovered. These little hidden gems of the landscape are often used to bring the element of water into an outdoor space without overwhelming the surrounding landscape. They can draw the focus …

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Formal Pond and Fountainscape Features in Naturalistic Settings

By Dylan Arlotta & Tom Dieck, Here at Aquascapes East, we know just how popular ponds and pondless waterfalls have become. Many installers pride themselves on the level of creativity and detail they can squeeze into every creation, taking the placement of each rock and plant as seriously as da Vinci took his brush strokes. …

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Fountain Bowls, Urns for Urban Enjoyment

The word “fountain” can mean many things to different people. Of course, the first image that springs to mind is a stylish water feature. Taking a moment to understand the history of fountains and their ongoing role in society allows us to effectively design a modern fountain that will remain relevant for years to come.  …

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