July / August 2015

Pond Business | How to Take the Sting Out of Cancelled Contracts

If a client cancels a contract with you, how do you handle it? Cancellations happen even to the best of salespeople. Clients have all kinds of reasons to cancel an agreement, and you need to be prepared for that eventuality. Hopefully you’re using the Notice of Cancellation (Right of Rescission) required with every consumer contract …

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Fractal Plumbing for Pond Circulation Management

Filtration, circulation, depth and dissolved oxygen content are the major factors that set a pond with fish in it apart from other water features. While these are all important, they cannot function properly without the connectivity created by the plumbing system. Proper plumbing is one of the most overlooked areas of pond design. Proper plumbing …

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Take the Sting out of Customer-Canceled Contracts

If a client cancels a contract with you, how do you handle it? Cancellations happen even to the best of salespeople. Clients have all kinds of reasons to cancel an agreement, and you need to be prepared for that eventuality. Hopefully you’re using the Notice of Cancellation (Right of Rescission) required with every consumer contract …

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Are Dead Zones Killing Your Fish?

What makes water gardens and fish ponds look beautiful and inviting? That’s easy: clear water and healthy fish and plants, combined with good design, all 
integrated into an attractive landscape! While the question is easy to answer, creating such an environment is what makes the job of water gardeners challenging. There are many steps to …

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Planting a Bog Filter

Planting a Bog Filter? You don’t have to limit yourself to the plants listed below; these are just guidelines. Experiment and have fun! We’ve grown everything from cacti (yes, cactus!) to annuals to vegetables in our bogs! Most plants seem to like growing in a bog! Related Article | Click here to read “Bog Gravel …

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Bog Gravel Filtration: Water Cleaned by Mother Nature

I have always been intrigued by the idea of turning waste into a resource, and that is exactly what a bog gravel filter does for you. It turns fish and plant waste into fertilizer (plant food). This plant food is then consumed by the plants growing in the filter. The happy byproducts of this process …

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