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.
This homeowner brought their properties water features right up to their door using a small bridge they let the stream flow right under their feet. Small and large lightly colored river rocks with a lot of surface area on the stones within the stream to help keep the water clean. If you’re considering having a.
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.
Pond plants or aquatic plants are a wide range of plants which grow in or around ponds or water gardens. Some of the aquatic plants grow in deep water. Water lilies and Lotus are the most common of the deep water plants. Other plants grow in shallow areas of ponds called Marginal Plants. Most pond.
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.
This particular fountain is one of my favorite features. The water cascading over the center 4′ bowl is visually attractive and the sound of the water is similar to a gentle rain. Extremely soothing, and I have installed 3 similar but different features. This system is treated chemically but would do better with an active.
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.
There are many types of ponds which can be made for Atlanta homeowners and businesses. The features these ponds include vary by your personal preference, yard size, natural landscape, and budget. Here are some details about each type of pond. Starter Ponds Smaller started ponds are generally preformed ponds which may be in-ground or above.