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Essential Tips for Caring for Fountains, Ponds, and Other Water Features

Your landscaping is the backdrop of your home and your oasis – a place for you, your family, and your friends for entertaining and relaxation. Everything about your yard creates the right atmosphere including the grass, flowers, shrubs, and hardscape design. Your choice of those little extras, like your prized water fountain and pond, create a beautiful setting that makes your landscape unique from other ordinary yards. Maintaining and caring for your landscaping, including your water features, is vital for…

How to Create and Maintain an Attractive Landscape Pond

Is your yard missing something? Green grass and healthy trees look great, but just every about yard has that. Some flower beds might spice things up a bit, but those are pretty common, too. Installing a pond on your property is what you need to do if you want to add an exotic touch that sets your yard apart from all the rest. Interested? Here’s how you can create and maintain an attractive landscape pond: To Build a Pond The…

Desert Fish and Amphibians That Will Love Your Water Feature

So, you’ve installed a pond or some other water feature in your yard. Now what? That is to say, what kinds of fish and amphibians are going to thrive here in San Diego? You certainly don’t want to accidentally pick up any fish that aren’t able to live a healthy life in this climate. Allow us to help you out with this one – the following fish will do just fine in San Diego: Goldfish There’s good reason why you…

Finding the Best Place for Your Water Feature

You know you want a water feature, but you may be struggling to find the perfect place for one in your yard. How do you find the best place for your water feature? While the intricacies of water feature placement are best handled by professional landscapers, there are some general guidelines that anyone can use to help find the right location for a pool, pond or fountain. Where to Put Your Pond If you are installing a pond, avoid putting…

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Water Features

Some people just have lawns. Others compliment their lawns with flowerbeds, trees, and shrubs in addition to an enviable yard of fashionably trim, lush green grass. And then there are those that take it to the next level and gussy up their yard even further with a pond, fountain, or some other water feature. Water features are a valuable addition to any yard, but they’ll start to look a little grungy or even break down if you don’t maintain them…