TAG: Blue Thumb

Blue Thumb acquires Bacti-Twist

November 9, 2018By

Blue Thumb, a water feature supplier headquartered in Saginaw, Mich., acquired Bacti-Twist, a manufacturer of filtration media supplying the water garden and aquaculture industries in Frankfort, Ky. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bacti-Twist introduced its products more than 25 years ago. “We’ve been purchasing Bacti-Twist products for many years now, and when Rick contacted me about the possibility... read more

Wonders of water

October 31, 2018By
Fountain (Photo: Blue Thumb)

The outdoor living boom has created demand for water features to swell in recent years. “People are drawn to water and naturally enjoy sitting by and listening to it,” says Demi Fortuna, director of product information at Atlantic Water Gardens, a water feature manufacturer based in Mantua, Ohio. Water features can be a smart add-on for many landscape contractors. There... read more

Blue Thumb adds new fountain design

February 5, 2018By

Blue Thumb, headquartered in Saginaw, Mich., added to its Artisan Triple Fountain Series with the release of the White Grey Fountain ABART1600. The fountain kit features three polished marble towers with heights of 18, 24 and 30 inches, respectively. The easy-to-install kit comes with an Achelous Basin Reservoir, a  mag-drive pump that features a flow rate of 1,495 gallons per... read more

Blue Thumb acquires LiquidArt Fountains

September 25, 2017By

Blue Thumb acquired LiquidArt Fountains, a manufacturer of custom fountain boulders. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The synergies between the two longtime leaders in the industry open a wide range of new possibilities for the growth of Blue Thumb and offers our customer base a larger, more diversified product offering,” said Kip Northrup, president of Blue Thumb. Blue... read more

Blue Thumb: Triple Sunrise Onyx Fountain Kit

May 15, 2017By

Hand cut stones with rich colored veins, soft illumination and splashing water will fill your landscape with sound and light. Let these onyx fountains entertain you day or night, through the seasons. Comes as a complete kit ready for professional installation. shopbluethumb.com read more

Small, pondless fountains grow in popularity

January 16, 2017By
photo: Aquascape

Technology and the growing popularity of small, pondless fountains have made water features easy for contractors to install and even easier for homeowners to maintain. Brian Helfrich has worked with ponds and water features for the past 20 years and can’t remember a time they’ve been as popular as they are right now. What used to be a large, costly... read more