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Ponds, Water Gardens, and Aquascape Ecosystems

Ecosystem Ponds are a Puzzle You can't be missing any pieces. A puzzle can't be complete without all the pieces. Neither can a pond be whole without all the right parts. Unlike a puzzle with pieces missing, an incomplete pond can mean a damaged ecosystem. Pond ecosystems work with nature. It provides food, shelter, and [...]

2018-03-20T19:12:39+00:000 Comments

Spring Clean Out : Start Your Pond off Right!

Spring Clean Your Pond Spring's springing! Which means that spring cleaning's about to start as well. The dusting, vacuuming, mopping, moving around, and maybe even getting rid of a few items that are no longer in use. Oh, and don’t forget about your water feature! Pond owners recognize the importance of spring cleaning for their [...]

2018-03-06T13:52:31+00:000 Comments

Home Show: Come See Our Booth

2016 Home Show Hoppy was excited to be at the 2015 home show Hoppy and the Just Add Water guys will be at the 2016 Des Moines Home and Garden Show. We will be near the big display gardens under Vets' Auditorium, our booth number is 1622. The show is February 11-14, 2016. Come [...]

2016-01-25T21:05:28+00:000 Comments

Backyard Waterfall:Low Maintenance Water Feature

Backyard Waterfall Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful sights on earth. If you go on any vacation you can find a waterfall that will take your breath away, why not have your very own backyard waterfall? A pondless waterfall can be put anywhere in your yard. The best place is near a patio or [...]

2018-01-30T15:20:01+00:000 Comments

Mosquitoes Probably Don’t Like Your Pond

Mosquitoes Probably Don't Like Your Pond If you have a water garden, your neighbors may be looking at your watery paradise with suspicion, wondering whether mosquitoes were having a family reunion, laying eggs, and gathering near your waterfall. Or maybe you’re thinking about adding a water feature to your landscape plan and are worried that [...]

2018-01-30T15:21:02+00:000 Comments

Landscape Fountains, Fountainscapes

A stacked outcropping stone landscape fountain in the Des Moines, Iowa metro by Just Add Water Landscape Fountains by Just Add Water Landscape fountains are a great way to get started in the water feature hobby. Landscape fountains are usually smaller and cost less than an ecosystem pond or pondless waterfall. They also involve less [...]

2014-03-19T01:49:08+00:000 Comments

Waterfalls and Streams: Pondless Waterfalls

Aquascape Pondless Waterfalls by Just Add Water Aquascape Pondless Waterfalls are simply a re-circulating waterfall and/or stream without the presence of a pond. You can enjoy the sight and sound of running water without the maintenance of a pond. Waterfalls are undoubtedly the most beautiful and favored feature in a water garden. If space is [...]

2014-02-26T03:30:14+00:000 Comments