Author: Jeff

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Family bond

Family Bonding Activities – The Water Garden

When I first set out on the journey or should I say adventure of fatherhood, I knew there were a few key elements from my childhood that I wanted to carry on.  One of the most important things for us was that our family always sat down every night (not in front of the TV)…
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frog in the water garden

At The Water Garden – Season in Review

Summer in a Nutshell I know I know; I haven’t added much as far as articles go this summer.  Things have been busy at backyard water garden headquarters. Between a constant string algae invasion, a family of frogs moving in and a new discovery there is never a dull moment. Now that summer is slowly…
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the water garden

The Water Garden

OK, let’s face it, this is obviously your “thing” or else you wouldn’t be here still reading this right now.  We all have a passion for gardening, and creating beautiful spaces by way of plantings and water features.  Here are a few tips to keep your water garden looking its best, and naturally transitioning into…
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dry stack stone wall

Building a Dry Stack Stone Wall

Here is a “how to” so you can create a beautiful dry stacked stone retaining wall that won’t look like someone just dumped a pile of rocks around your garden.  You can also use these techniques when you are rocking in your pond.  If you follow these guidelines you will have a sturdy wall that…
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pink water lily

Small Garden Pond Ideas – Something for Every Budget

Ok, you see all these wonderful pictures on Pinterest, Facebook, or even on display at your local garden center.   It’s got you thinking, “why can’t I have that?”. This is the sort of hobby where you can start out small and scale up as you go. Perhaps jumping right into something and spending a couple…
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top 5 water fountains

Top 5 – Outdoor Fountains

You feel as if you are missing something in your outdoor entertaining space, or garden, try adding one of these outdoor fountains.  These are exactly what you’ve been looking for. Add that WOW factor, and bring a natural element into your vision. The relaxing and soothing sound of babbling water as it cascades down a…
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full grow koi

Backyard Water Garden Visits The Koi Pond Supply Store

When my wife asked me if we were going to add more fish to the pond this year, my answer was a resounding “YES!”  The best thing about having a water garden is going to the store and picking out fish.  I am like a kid on Christmas morning.  Once my pond was up and…
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Homitt grill cover

Homitt 600D Heavy Duty Grill Cover

Homitt 600D Heavy Duty Grill Cover PRICE: $19.99 Click Here For Best Price! You work hard to get the things you want and have. Once you have them, sometimes keeping them in pristine condition can be a challenge. In my personal experience, when it comes to an outdoor kitchen dealing with mother nature takes its…
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Japanese Koi carp

Japanese Koi Carp – Bred To Perfection

When I first walked into the local pond outlet, walking past the registers and the racks of fish food and various pond products, I heard a sound that got my attention. The sound of rushing water was filling the room I was in. It was coming from the back if the store. I walked through…
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Ignite LED Submersible Lighting by Anjon

Ignite LED Lighting by Anjon Price: $69.00 FREE SHIPPING When I purchased my pond kit, it only came with one submersible light. I was happy at the time, but now that everything is up and running, I wasn’t more. That’s the thing with this hobby, there is always one more thing you HAVE to have,…
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