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Water Quality

How Long Before You Can Put Fish In Your Pond?

Alright!  Your new pond is up and running.  You checked for leaks.  None apparent.  Your new pump is chucking along, water is running through your filter and the UV is sending algae to spore the way of the Do-Do.  Now all you have to do…
Butch
June 19, 2020
General Tips

How To Use Glazed Tile In Your Pond

These days, people are just not satisfied with a typical, run of the mill, boring looking pond.  I have seen a wide variety of styles and designs in my time and what I have concluded is that as we progress towards the future, so does…
Butch
May 23, 2020
How To

How to Spray Epoxy

There are some great reasons why you would want to spray Pond Shield epoxy rather than squeegee or roll it on.  Learning how to spray epoxy is not difficult to do either.  It takes some patience, the correct tools and an assistant. Since you are…
Butch
March 13, 2020
Testimonials

We’ll definitely use Pond Armor again!

We built an indoor water feature using ½” plywood, 2’W x 6’L x 14”D. We researched the various offerings for sealants and selected Charcoal Pond Armor. At this point, unlike we normally would do (we’re IT junkies!!), we didn’t look at reviews much. The surface…
Butch
September 1, 2015
Testimonials

Amazing!

I had a cracked concrete pond that was old and very porous and did not hold water well.  Then, a straight line wind storm came along and put major cracks in the pond when two large oak trees fell and caused damage.  I called the…
Butch
January 23, 2014
Guest Articles

Go Wild With A Wildlife Garden

Wildlife gardens have gained a lot of popularity as general sentiments have shifted towards conservationism, endangered bird and insect species and the recreation of ecosystems to help their survival. Wildlife gardens can be immensely satisfying, and they are projects that the whole family can get…
Guest
November 12, 2013
Guest Articles

Closing Down Your Pool for the Winter

When the weather starts to cool down and the sun sets earlier in the evening it is a sure sign that it is that time of year once again. It is time to close down your source for summer fun, your swimming pool. The time…
Butch
October 25, 2013
Guest Articles

How To Choose The Right Pond Liner?

For those who are serious about aquatic wildlife, it makes sense to capture that enthusiasm with your very own piece of nature. What better way to do so than having your own pond? Like any peaceful body of water, this can become a place where…
Guest
April 2, 2013
Guest Articles

Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream

Nature is beautiful. Everything that projects this wonderful serenity of nature is also great. Waterfalls and green growth around are spectacular. Now it is possible for us to build a backyard waterfall and stream in our home. It complements other features and also provides a…
Tressy
March 28, 2013
Guest Articles

How to Open a Pool after Winter Season

If you want to know how to open a pool then you've come to the right place. With spring around the corner we all want to get back to our pools, but we feel unsure about how this should be done. Luckily, we've listed a…
Tressy
March 13, 2013
Guest Articles

Pool Maintenance Essentials

Pool maintenance is very important and cannot be ignored. You should clean your pool regularly as they are open water systems that are prone to rain, snow, insects, debris and insects among others. Moreover, fallen leaves as well as other organic matter inside the pool…
Wellback
March 13, 2013
Guest Articles

Tips for Planning Your Pool

Though planning and building a pool can be an exciting experience for the people who know how to tackle the things but if you are not familiar with the things then you should read out tips planning pool provided in this article. You should be…
Wellback
March 13, 2013
Aquariums

540 Gallon Custom Aquarium

I recently built a 540 gallon aquarium. A unique 540 gallon aquarium however. In fact, the first of its kind. I wanted to take two completely separate 130 gallon aquariums, use both of their front and back long panels, and create as single large square…
Guest
March 8, 2013
Hydroponics

Barrelponics and Hydroponics – What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between hydroponics and Barrelponics?  Really, there is no difference.  In fact they are the same thing.  The only thing that makes them different is the name Barrelponics which was coined by Travis Hughey in 2005. Essentially, Barrelponics uses what could probably…
Butch
February 15, 2013
General Tips

3 Things to Look for In a Quality Epoxy Sealer

I get a lot of calls each day from people asking me about Pond Shield epoxy.  I receive questions about almost anything but the one thing the majority of them have in common is whether or not Pond Shield epoxy is the right product for…
Butch
February 8, 2013
Guest Articles

Six Tips For Natural Looking Water Features

By Ben Bowen All water features have similar “bones”. How you flesh them out makes the difference. In the last two decades the landscape water feature has become a common element in residential designs. As a result, more and more landscapers and homeowners are trying…
NWwatergardens
January 2, 2013
Testimonials

Solved a Leaking Problem

Your product solved a leaking  problem  in a 60-year-old cement fountain/pond after two other groups of people tried to fix it. Thanks Dan H - New Orleans, LA
Butch
December 21, 2012