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The Art of Building Backyard Waterfalls

When looking at backyard waterfalls built by hand, we have all seen those “WOW” waterfalls that take our breath away with their beauty and we have also seen those “what were they thinking” waterfall designs that look unnatural and just … Continue reading

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How to Build a Waterfall That Looks Natural

In our last article “The Art of Building Backyard Waterfalls” we discussed important factors you need to think about before you start to build a waterfall. We also talked about the most important factor which is the height, width, and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Backyard Pond Water Garden

Although we primarily specialize in affordable backyard pond and waterfall landscaping that brings the joy of nature and water to your garden environment, sometimes it is fun to see what the millionaires are up to. Come with us and explore … Continue reading

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Ideas For Garden Water Features

Do you want to make a big impact with your garden this year? One of the best ways to bring nature into your garden is by installing a water feature. A waterfall, stream or beautiful Koi pond is the perfect … Continue reading

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Create a Garden Oasis with Outdoor Water Features

Introduce the sight, sound, and beauty of flowing water into your garden landscape with outdoor water features. Whether it is a rambling stream leading to a gushing waterfall, a tranquil fish pond with water plants or a custom water feature, … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Ponds and Waterfalls in LA at the Huntington Library

There are many beautiful ponds and waterfalls in LA, but if you want to see some of the prettiest Koi ponds and waterfalls all in one place then look no further than the gorgeous botanical gardens at the Huntington Library. … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Fall Pond Maintenance

The leaves start to change colors, the weather gets colder and before we know it Fall is here. And while we typically have mild winters in Southern California compared to the rest of the nation, it’s important that we take … Continue reading

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Fall Fish Pond Clean-out Checklist

  Fall is here and it’s a good time to think about doing a fish pond clean-out to prepare you fish for the winter months ahead. The process is fairly simple and can usually be done in one day but … Continue reading

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Building a Koi Pond with Water Features

By Julie Ershadi It is known that water features with flowing water, or water cascading down rocks in a small waterfall, has a calm soothing effect on people. Looking out over a body of water has a similar effect. Sitting … Continue reading

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Get Free Trees in Los Angeles

Did you know you can get free trees in Los Angeles? That’s right, An organization called City Plants has partnered with the city of Los Angeles and the LADWP to provide free fruit trees and shade trees to help reduce … Continue reading

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