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96 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 28 Followers | @georgej1500 | GEM Ponds president George Janowiak has been designed and installed some of Chicago Lands finest custom Ponds, Water-Gardens, Fish ponds, Streams and Waterfalls. As a Licensed and Bonded contractor he is proud to introduce you to GEM Ponds Inc. As professional pond building Company, George has always been passionate about the natural world around him, now with GEM Ponds Inc. he is able to bring that passion to your landscape.

Weird and wonderful exotic plants to grow in your garden

Crûg Farm nursery in north Wales has become a byword for exotic plants, but which will thrive in British conditions? Owners Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones share 12 of their favourites<p>Since 1991, when Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones switched from farming to plant-hunting, their nursery, Crûg Farm Plants, on …

Flowers

Kohaku Koi

<i>Kohaku Koi (cō-hah-kū)</i><p><i>WHITE KOI WITH RED MARKINGS</i><p>Kohaku may be the most recognized variety of koi fish found in Japanese koi ponds. When you search …

Fish

People over Ponds

I love ponds but I love people more. When I plug in a waterfall that I just strained for hours to create and the homeowner I just built it for sheds …

Puerto Rico’s Chorus of Frogs

More<p>SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Visitors to the lush greenery of this island may notice a peculiar two-note sound similar to "co - key" and assume it …

Caribbean

#waterfallwednesday our double waterfall from last weekends show..building another tomorrow!

#FlashBackThursday Flashing back over 10 years ago..with my dog Buster the ultimate frog hunter. He would catch them and bring them to me totally unscathed! Miss you buddy!

Wyoming welder faces $75,000 a day in EPA fines for building pond on his property

All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm. He and his wife Katie spent hours constructing it, filling it with crystal-clear water, and bringing in brook and brown trout, ducks and geese. It was a place where his horses could drink and graze, and a …

Issues Archives

Current and back issues of POND Trade Magazine including pond business articles, water garden articles, and other pond news.<p>Published onJune 30, 2017 …

Fish

POND HUNTER - Mike Gannon

Wednesday March 12th at 8pm est,7pm cst and 5pm pst we are excited to welcome our new sponsor Mike Gannon to the Under The Sea Radio Show !<p>We all …

Landscaping

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Aquascape

2007: Atlas Stones - Pudzianowski v Pfister | World's Strongest Man

Scientists Discover Freshwater Reserves Under Ocean Floor 100 Times Greater Than All Water Used in the 20th Century

Humanity just found an incredibly valuable resource hidden under the ocean floor, and it’s more precious than fossil fuels or minerals. Scientists …

20th Century

RSPCA Condemns Cassandra Verity Green’s Portable Fishbowl Handbags

Cassandra Verity Green is no stranger to strong opinions. The Central Saint Martins alumna, who recently completed a degree in fashion design with …

RSPCA

#throwbackthursday #tbt 1st pond 1996?! My daughter Carly & Alex

Cooking done good and slow: Why you need a wood oven right now

The dough wouldn’t budge. It wasn’t merely sticky or sticking, but fully, completely stuck, as though I’d mixed flour and yeast with BondCrete and dumped it in the oven. The fire in the far corner raged to 800 degrees as I poled in a metre-long lifter, called a peel, to try to free it. That was …

Doctor's orders: get out in the garden to save your health

More than just a hobby, a daily dose of digging can extend your life<p>Dr David Agus is well known in the United States, having treated Steve Jobs, Ted Kennedy and Neil Young. In his new book, A Short Guide to a Long Life, the oncologist encapsulates his philosophy that “listening to your body allows …

Gardening

#waterfallwednesday thinking of warmer weather and digging this new app

How to choose a pond and water feature contractor. What do you ask?

At some point most of us will have to do business with a contractor of some type. A business relationship with a contractor can be very personal. At …

Landscaping

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

Sri Lanka

Animated pixel art anyone? Let the running waters soothe your soul

#waterfallwednesday Even the snowmen want it to stop snowing!

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