Considerations When Planning a Koi Pond

One of our specialties at Artistic Landscapes is planning and installation of Koi ponds. They can add a level of other-worldly beauty layered with elements of unique water-garden creativity and add depth to any landscape that leaves a permanent impression.  Below are some considerations that we look at when planning Koi Ponds for our clients wanting…

Tips on Koi Ponds From A Professional Landscaper

A beautiful Koi pond in a well-designed landscape can provide great beauty and enjoyment.  There is much more involved than digging a hole, installing a liner and boulders and then adding fish.  The vast majority of homeowner and landscaper installed koi ponds are done incorrectly.  Many ponds are built with the Koi as an afterthought.  Once the…

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Algae Control in Ponds and Waterfalls

Algae can be either beneficial or detrimental to a pond, depending on the owner’s viewpoint. Algae provide nutrients for newly hatched fry, and indirectly act as a color enhancer. Unfortunately, algae blooms prevent viewing the fish, so that sick fish can go undetected for days or even weeks.

Ponds & Waterfalls 101

Ponds and waterfalls provide our customers with more enjoyment than any other aspect of their landscape. In today’s increasingly hectic world, the peace and tranquility offered by running water in the landscape provides stress relief, enjoyment, and simple tranquility.