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Great Tips For Installing A Pond In Rochester (NY) New York
Are you considering adding a water garden or pond to your Rochester (NY) New York home? Are you ready to start enjoying the water gardening lifestyle? These tips will help you design and build a water gardenwhether you want to do it yourself or hire it out.
Tip # 1 Location
Locate your pond close to the house so that it can be enjoyed from both inside and outside the home.
Tip #2 Use A Pond Kit
Aquascape offers a top of the line pond kit that includes all the components necessary to build your pond. Be sure to place your skimmer at the lowest point on one end and your waterfall spillway on the opposite end.
Tip #3 Ecosystem
Provide a balanced ecosystem for your pond with the addition of plants and fish. Aquatic plants will take the nutrients out of the water that algae compete for and the fish will fertilize the plants!
Tip #4 Add A Stream And Waterfall
A small shallow stream is perfect for birds to come and get a drink and take a bath. Be sure to angle the waterfall towards the viewing area
Tip #5 Install A Fish Cave
Create an area where the fish can go if they are frightened or stressed out.
Tip #6 Underwater LED Lighting
The addition of low voltage led lighting will extend your enjoyment time. It will turn on and off automatically and are very cost efficient to run. Get Underwater Lighting for in the pond and around the waterfalls.
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Landscape Designer / Pond Contractor, Tom Warmerdam has been designing, installing & maintaining koi ponds, water features, patios, landscape lighting & creating outdoor living area paradises all around Rochester, New York (NY) for over 30 years. His company Acorn Ponds & Waterfalls was awarded by Aquascape Inc. as one of the top 100 in North America in 2014. He has been attending conferences at Aquascape headquarters every year since 2004 in Chicago, Ill to maintain his Certification(Certified Aquascape Contractor) status.