TAG: Ponds

Wonders of water

October 31, 2018By
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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

Pond pointers

December 9, 2014By

As the CEO of Chicago-based Aquascape and the face of Nat Geo Wild’s “Pond Stars,” Greg Wittstock offers his expertise on pond installations and maintenance. Q:  Winter is here. Any tips for maintaining a pond in the frigid temperatures? A: Have a hole open in the ice for carbon dioxide to be released and have a supplemental aeration system. If... read more

IA launches interest group to support pond industry

April 18, 2014By

The Irrigation Association (IA) launched the Water Features and Lake Management Common Interest Group (CIG). Created to support the growing pond industry, this CIG will provide a forum for IA members to discuss new technologies, identify training and certification opportunities, collect best practices and brainstorm ways to help pond professionals grow their businesses. “We are happy to support the water... read more

Firestone Specialty Products

April 27, 2012By

Add water, add value with Firestone PondGard Pond Liners. Each year, the Firestone liners help enhance the beauty and value of thousands of private homes and commercial properties around the world. Combining extreme conformability and ease of installation with lasting durability, the liners are ideal for ponds, streams, waterfalls, rain gardens and other landscaped water features. PondGard liners offer an... read more

Rising to the challenge: Aaron Hobbs

October 1, 2010By

Marty Whitford of Landscape Management magazine, interviews Aaron Hobbs, who in September 2010 succeeds Allen James as president of RISE. read more