After reading that title, you may be asking yourself, “What could these
three things possibly have in common?” They all have to do with big
mistakes in pond and water-feature construction.
How many times have your customers told you that they've always dreamed
of having a pond in their backyard? Uh . . . wait a minute, now let's
review that. Did they say pond or did they actually say, 'I've always
dreamed of having a waterfall in my backyard'?
What does it take to build a landscape? How do you start with a vision and turn it
into a beautiful, functional reality? It takes a lot more than muscle and the right
equipment. With any landscape construction project, success starts long before the first
sales call or bid.
Steams are simple to build, but can easily become very difficult if a few rules aren’t followed. When
designing streams, the main thing to look for is elevation changes that
can work for or against you. Elevations working for you will have the
slope coming towards the customer’s viewing area (such as a patio or