Conservation

A Lotus in a Container Garden

A Lotus in a Container Garden

June 20, 2013 No Comments »

This year, I decided that it was time for a new lotus in the pond. Now, two lotuses in our pond would just be too much, so it was time... Read More »

Preventing Runoff and Saving Water

Preventing Runoff and Saving Water

March 18, 2013 No Comments »

One of my favorite subjects in college was geology. I know, I know, I’m a huge hit at parties. The ecology of geology was a major point of study for... Read More »

Surprising Water Usage Numbers [Infographic]

Surprising Water Usage Numbers [Infographic]

February 20, 2013 No Comments »

How much water are you really using? Many of us have low flow shower heads and our toilets are using less water, but how does that compare to the water... Read More »

Water Garden Tips

Water Garden Tips

March 29, 2011 1 Comment »

  “Neglect your watery haven and it could quickly become a stagnant hell” –  words from Andi Clevely over at mydeco.com.  She has some tips for keeping your pond in balance and... Read More »

Aquaculture – Food for Thought

Aquaculture – Food for Thought

December 10, 2010 No Comments »

Aquaculture is a sustainable food production method that has become widespread, even in the USA. It has been relied upon in more densely populated countries for ages. With declining wild... Read More »

Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens

November 1, 2010 1 Comment »

Rain gardens can serve as enhancements to traditional water gardens, especially ones that are homes for Koi. While it is best to avoid building a Koi or other ornamental pond... Read More »

Water Gardens and Water Conservation

Water Gardens and Water Conservation

September 4, 2010 1 Comment »

Everyone loves a water garden, but those who live in hot, dry climates are particularly drawn to the cooling, soothing effects that a water feature provides. Where water is sometimes... Read More »