It’s closing in on the spring season, which means all of our Koi Pond people will have to get ready to open their pond up and do some spring cleaning. It has been a long winter of cold days and some bad weather, but the end is in sight. Here are some tips on opening… Read more »
ADVICE TO REALTORS ON RESIDENTIAL WATER FEATURES
Realtors need to know alot of stuff. A good realtor should be prepared to talk on anything from septic and electrical systems, to architectural styles of a home, the quality of nearby schools and hospitals, and overall housing trends. A good realtor should be prepared to give an intelligent response for any number of situations…. Read more »
WINTER WATER GARDEN WORKSHOP AND BOOTCAMP 2013 REVIEW
It was a full house with SRO at the Turf Equipment and Supply 2013 Winter Water Gardening Workshop. Chesapeake Bay area pond pros and Certified Aquascape Contractors filled the house on March 7 at the Turf Equipment headquarter in Jessup, MD. The Turf Equipment team along with “The Pond Guy” Greg Wittstock and other guest… Read more »
FULL SERVICE AQUATICS NEW POND AND WATER GARDEN WEBSITE IS HERE!
The new FULL SERVICE AQUATICS website is beautiful, and ready for your visit. It is so easy to use and so smooth. Plenty of beautiful things to look at and watch. Plenty of information too, so easy to access. We are calling the new website LOVEYOURPOND.COM and it was designed with the “koi pond and… Read more »
LET’S MAKE A DEAL. BARTERING FOR PONDS!
As a small business owner there is not too much better than when at the completion of a project my customer is satisfied with the results, and makes that final payment to complete the transaction we both entered into. I’m happy, my customer is happy, we both made a good trade. Goods and services in… Read more »
SPANNING THE GLOBE IN THE PURSUIT OF PONDS
For a long time now I’ve been a fan of checking out different koi ponds, water gardens, waterfalls, and just about any other type of water shape. I love seeing the many different interpretations of how a pond is built, decorated, filtered, stocked, and managed. I consider myself pretty fortunate to have a job that… Read more »
KOI AMERICA 2011 SHOW REVIEW. WERE YOU THERE?
Koi America 2011, were you there? It’s back baby! The MAKC, Mid-Atlantic Koi Club (www.MAKC.com), hosted the Koi America 2011 event. After a 1 year hiatus Koi America was back on the map for 2011 and took place in Westminster, MD between September 23-25. This was the 22nd show for the MAKC and it was… Read more »
SNAPPING TURTLE OR MAYBE PONDZILLA!
Snapping turtle. A few years ago as I was making my rounds driving from one pond customer to another I was merging onto a busy highway from one of the local roads in my area. As I was coming up the on ramp to the highway I was stopped in my tracks but a huge… Read more »
CALL BEFORE YOU DIG
Call before you dig. Not only is this a good idea, it is the law.
GRAVEL FOR POND FILTRATION
Pond…Gravel, those two words used together can make some peoples hair bristle and teeth grind. Gravel use in constructed ponds is hotly debated with lots of passion behind each side’s opinion. Gravel is certainly an aesthetic choice, but it is also a filtration choice. Gravel filtration is not a new concept although many treat gravel… Read more »