Want water without the responsibilities of a pond?
You need a Bucks County Fountain Installation. Fountains are the perfect way to add a splash of water to your landscape. They come in a variety of styles and sizes and help bring peace and beauty to your landscape.
If you love the sound of water in the garden, a fountain is your perfect introduction to water gardening Fountains come in a variety of styles and sizes and can also be custom created.
There have been numerous studies on the benefits of water. The sound of water relaxes and calms you, while the beautiful sight makes quite a visual appeal. Water fountains are especially great for children with special needs and older individuals
Bucks County Fountain Installation Options
There are a variety of fountains available, from bubbling urns and basalt columns and formal fountains to natural boulder water features
Bubbling Urns and Basalt Columns
Some beautiful water fountains are created with bubbling urns and basalt columns. Both these items can be installed as just a single, or as a triple, for a more dramatic effect
We design and renovate formal fountains as well, focusing on each customer’s tastes and styles to develop something perfect. Some people prefer formal gardens and fountains and we are happy to oblige.
If you can dream it, we can build it. We can help create water features out of many items, from rocks to Buddhas.
Why should the backyard get all the fun? Ponds bring such beauty and joy, customers have been enhancing their living spaces to include beautiful front yard water features. In addition, a Front yard water feature can boost your curb appeal at the same time!
An ecosystem pond…
takes center stage at the entrance to this suburban Colonial home. Adirondack chairs provide comfy seating for watching the fish and enjoying nature.
On the other side of the door, the water feature continues…
along the sidewalk with a gentle waterfall. The perfect landscape enhancement for greeting visitors to your home.
To really amp up your curb appeal…
consider bowls spilling one into another. You could even make a chain of bowls that extend the length of your sidewalk
Flowers can be challenging to grow in shady areas…
but a fountain is the perfect spot for such a location! This home already has a stunning backyard pond, but the owner wanted a splash of water out front, too.
You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood …
with a waterfall and pond that requires a stone bridge to traverse it to reach the front door. Waterlilies play on the surface of the water when the breezes blow.
Front Yard Waterfall
A small waterfall
nestles in the ivy and hostas next to the front steps of this Chicago suburban home. Imagine walking in and out of your house to the sounds of water and nature every day.
All pond shown are Certified Aquascape Contractor ponds.
Contact us to see how we can spruce up your front yard today!
What is a Pond Ecosystem? A Pond Ecosystem is a pond that works with and for nature. A Pond Ecosystem works with the natural environment to provide food, shelter and protection to the wildlife around it.
HOW DOES A POND ECOSYSTEM WORK?
The fish nibble on the plant life (and everything else), including the algae.
In turn, the fish produce waste that, along with other forms of natural debris, fall to the pond’s bottom.
Debris is broken down by the aerobic bacteria and the other microorganisms colonized on the rocks and gravel all over the pond bottom.
Once broken down, these substances are absorbed as nutrition by the plants.
The plants grow and are once again nibbled on by the fish … ’round and ’round it goes, infinitely.
It’s important to have certain elements, however, and to use them together so that the system won’t become unbalanced. There are five main elements needed by the pond for a low maintenance ecosystem.
Here are the five elements considered necessary for a low maintenance pond ecosystem:
1. Pond Ecosystem Filtration System
AquaReale installs a two part filtration system: biological filter and a mechanical filter.
A BioFalls® (biological filter) provides surface area for beneficial bacteria to colonize and remove excess nutrients from the water.
A Skimmer (mechanical filter) will not only pre-filter the water and house the pump; it will also skim debris from the water’s surface to prevent the accumulation of organic materials on the pond floor.
2. Pond Ecosystem Rocks and Gravel
Rocks and gravel protect pond liners from UV light degradation. They also provide a large surface area for beneficial bacteria to break down excess nutrients in the water and dissolved organic debris on the pond floor. This is a important step in an ecosystem pond.
3.Pond Ecosystem Recirculation System
This is just another term for what we call the pumps and plumbing
The proper size pump and pipe diameter are extremely important for the aesthetics of a water feature. More importantly, an efficient circulation system will keep the water moving and provide the necessary oxygen levels for healthy fish and plants.
4. Pond Ecosystem Fish
Fish are a huge part of any natural pond ecosystem. They eat algae and other items on the pond floor, helping ponds stay healthy and clean. Fish are also very fun; Koi fish can even be trained to take food from your hand! Fish are exciting for children and can be a great introduction for kids and nature.
5. Pond Ecosystem Aquatic Plants
Plants act as nature’s true filter, doing many services to your pond. They add character, color and dimensions to a pond, as well as help with filtering. Plants are crucial to an ecosystem pond. They thrive on excess nutrients, naturally filtering the water to help keep algae to a minimum.
So, in a naturally balanced water garden, you have this never-ending aquatic circle of life where all parts complement the others, and play critical roles in the pond’s natural born harmony.
Contact us for more information and to see how we can help you create your own natural pond ecosystem.