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CABOMONIUM 2013 REVIEW

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: January 22nd, 2013 | 6 Comments on CABOMONIUM 2013 REVIEW

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Adventures in pond building gets taken to a whole new level when Aquascape Inc. is part of those adventures. Cabomonium 2013 was quite the adventure and took place from January 13 – 17, 2013 in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico.  Cabomonium is an annual event, hosted by Aquascape Inc., which attracts many of the top talents in the pond industry for 5 days of networking, business building, professional inspiration, creating new and strengthening old friendships. All of this happening in a quaint Mexican resort, Marbella Suites, in the heart of a world class tropical setting.

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THEMED POND DESIGNS. A GREAT FORM OF SELF EXPRESSION.

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: January 7th, 2013 | 1 Comment on THEMED POND DESIGNS. A GREAT FORM OF SELF EXPRESSION.

Theme ponds. Theme ponds? Yes, theme ponds!

How about a pond design based on a theme? The overriding theme for about 99% of the pond I build for people are “natural”; when the time comes to discuss design concepts pretty much everyone always says I want it to look really “natural”. But how about thinking outside of the box of natural looking ponds; what about planning a fun looking pond, or a pond that really reflects who you are or what you find pretty.

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THE 2013 POND. WHAT ARE YOUR POND RESOLUTIONS?

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: January 3rd, 2013 | No Comments on THE 2013 POND. WHAT ARE YOUR POND RESOLUTIONS?

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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Its 2013, the New Year is actually upon us and already rolling along! As we all “de-holidify” and return to our normal routines; many of us think it’s a good time to make changes and resolutions. I like the chance for a resolution because it seems that there is always something in my life that needs to change, or needs improvement. I welcome the chance to get better in every part of life. For me that always means that in the New Year I look how I can do things differently with my pond since that is a huge part of my life. There’s a million things that I want to do and change with my pond and right now is the time for me to think about those and plan to make the changes in 2013 that I can.  Of course I have to consider what I can afford to do, what I need to do, and what I want to do.

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HOW TO WINTERIZE POND PLANTS WITHOUT DROWNING THEM

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: November 16th, 2012 | 12 Comments on HOW TO WINTERIZE POND PLANTS WITHOUT DROWNING THEM

How to winterize aquatic plants is a very commonly sought after piece of information for water garden pond keepers. Everyone knows the internet is invaluable for fast how-to information and advice; however there is as much bad advice out there as there is good advice. The best advice will come from those who are professionals in the industry who have practical, first person, hands-on EXPERIENCE.

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POND AND WATER GARDEN REPAIR AND RENOVATION QUOTES – HURRICANE SANDRA

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: November 2nd, 2012 | No Comments on POND AND WATER GARDEN REPAIR AND RENOVATION QUOTES – HURRICANE SANDRA

Many New Jerseyans were effected by the ravages of Hurricane Sandra. Damages done to home and property were extreme. Many landscape features such as ponds, water gardens, waterfalls and fountains have been severely damaged or destroyed. If you need pond repair, renovation, restoration, or replacement quotes and estimates due to Hurricane Sandra; Full Service Aquatics will be offering FREE estimates for victims of Hurricane Sandra.

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THE TANCHO KOHAKU, AN INTERESTING KOI VARIETY

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 24th, 2012 | No Comments on THE TANCHO KOHAKU, AN INTERESTING KOI VARIETY

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Throughout history certain colors and color combinations have become a part of the fabric of humanity. The most basic colors of humanity would be red, white, and black; these are the colors that are most accessible to us since they come right from nature. Even the earliest cave paintings were made using the combinations of red, white and black.  These colors happen to have the strongest psychological impact on humans along with tremendous cultural significance in just about every culture and religion on the planet past and present.

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THE MIGHTY POND WINTERIZATION SERVICE FOR KOI PONDS AND WATER GARDENS

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 16th, 2012 | No Comments on THE MIGHTY POND WINTERIZATION SERVICE FOR KOI PONDS AND WATER GARDENS

The fall pond service, or pond winterization service, for most backyard ponds is an important component in keeping a healthy and balanced pond all year round. The pond winterization service should not be overlooked or discounted by pondowners. The pond winterization service is a vital preparation for your pond as it is heading into some of the harshest weather and outdoor conditions of the year. Pond owners need to ask themselves; can they really feel they can get by on just a spring cleanout every year?

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WATER GARDEN AND POND PODCAST FROM PRINCE OF PONDS RADIO SHOW

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 6th, 2012 | No Comments on WATER GARDEN AND POND PODCAST FROM PRINCE OF PONDS RADIO SHOW

Take a listen to a fun and really informative water garden and pond show that is broadcast over PetLifeRadio.com  The Prince of Ponds radio show hosted by Ken Jones focuses on all things water garden and pond related. Mike Gannon, the Pond Hunter,  is his guest for this 1/2 hour podcast.

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SPANNING THE GLOBE IN PURSUIT OF PONDS 2

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: September 24th, 2012 | No Comments on SPANNING THE GLOBE IN PURSUIT OF PONDS 2

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A great way to get inspiration for blog topics is simply to take a look at my pond. There is always something going on that I can find interesting enough to get some words down. Sometimes, however; I need to look further than my own backyard pond. As my “Pond Princess” says, sometimes I need to “Think Outside The Pond”. That leads me to look at the lifestyle of water features and pond keeping as a whole. What is going on out there in the world, who is doing cool stuff, who is creating unique works, what are the pros doing, what are the do-it-yourselfers doing? Luckily there is a whole world of possibilities out there so for this blog I am stepping up to the globe and giving it a spin.

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POND INDUSTRY BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO MIKE GANNON OF FULL SERVICE AQUATICS

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: September 23rd, 2012 | No Comments on POND INDUSTRY BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO MIKE GANNON OF FULL SERVICE AQUATICS

New Jersey business owner Mike Gannon has been designing and installing beautiful ponds and water gardens around the Garden State since 1995. Mike’s company, Full Service Aquatics, specializes in koi ponds, water gardens, and every type of water feature large and small. This year Mike Gannon was recognized as the Aquascape Inc “Businessman of the Year” 2012 for the pond and water garden industry.

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