It’s clear what the homeowners wanted here and that was to hear the sound of water cascading down the falls in their backyard. Over 10 feet high the water works it’s way down three big drops in the water fall finally reaching the pond below in their backyard courtyard. Pebbles through out the area and.
March 14, 2012
Another home which is using the natural features of the landscape to build it’s water features around. A stream starting up near the front of the house works it’s way downhill in a stream bed, coming to a waterfall and dropping off into a pond which sits alongside their lower patio. A nice retaining wall.
Living in Georgia many homeowners are lucky to have landscapes which natuarlly lend them selves to waterfalls and water gardens. Using the existing terrain of your property Atlanta Waterscapes can create beautiful waterfalls and water features such as this terraced waterfall with water flowing down into a pond. The pond also features aquatic plants near the edge.
Waterfalls are a popular feature in ponds and water gardens. While they provide you with a soothing sound of falling water they are also a biological filter. The large flat surface area on the rock above the waterfall. That is an ideal place for beneficial bacteria to grow. As the water passes over the rock and.
Remove debris that’s built up over the winter. Sludge left to build up will decay and become a source for algae to grow. Start removing debris as soon as the ice melts or you see your fish become more active. Use your pond net or hand to clean up the larger debris. This will help.
The term biological filter refers to any material that helps nitrifying bacteria. The two types of bacteria are called Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter, these are the bacteria responsible for the nitrifying cycle that converts fish waste to fertilizer. This keeps your fish healthy and happy. Biological filters are as simple as running a stream or waterfall.
The Atlanta Audubon Society is encouraging local property owners to establish their yards as beneficial habitats for wildlife. When certain requirements are met, homeowners will receive a sign stating that their property is registered as a “wildlife sanctuary” with the Atlanta Audubon Society. To become a wildlife sanctuary these few essential requirements are needed Shelter.
Labor day has past and the summer is coming to a close. The nights are getting cooler and winter is on the way. It’s time for Atlanta fall pond maintenance. Caring for your pond now during the fall will save you time in the spring, and will keep your pond looking great through the winter.