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A water feature your young ones can safely enjoy

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If you have a young family, then you’ll be completely aware of how dangerous any water pool, however shallow, could be. Standing water means that you have to watch your young ones whenever they are nearby. So, this probably means that you reluctantly believe that you can’t, at this time, enjoy a water feature in…
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Benefits of a Koi Pond

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You might not think that your yard needs one, but a Koi pond can be very beneficial to your home and your personal life. You’ll need a good koi ponds contractor to make sure it is installed correctly, but once it is, you’ll see these benefits. The natural beauty of the water and fish Stress…
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The Benefits of a Water Feature

Your backyard is almost perfect, but there’s something missing. A custom water feature could be just the thing to turn your space into a relaxing retreat. A water feature can help reduce stress, block unwanted noises such as traffic sounds or noisy neighbors, and raise your property value. Art of the Yard water feature contractors…
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Solving your pond’s dirty water problems

Art of the Yard provides the best landscaping designs, but today we want to discuss the reasons for dirty pond water in custom water features. These include: 1. Debris tea: When the pine needles and leaves fall, they release tannin which turns the water an unpleasant shade of brown. 2. Sediment stew: This is wet…
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6 fish that are ideal for your koi pond

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Custom water features like a Koi pond are a great way to set your yard apart. It’s important to make sure your pond is appropriate for your climate and that you choose fish that will do well in this setting. Goldfish and exotic goldfish are two great choices for this, because they have a classic…
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How Do I Get Started with Fire Feature Design?

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Here’s a bit of information from Art of the Yard in Denver, Colorado about the basics of fire feature design. In modern outdoor living, fire features are consistently turning up as one of the top “must haves.” In the beginning, most trends focused on moveable features like a freestanding metal fire bowl or a ceramic…
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Spring Koi Pond Care in 8 Super Easy Steps

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Art of the Yard in Denver wants to remind you that it’s time for Spring koi pond care. It’s not too difficult, and you can do it yourself if you want to tackle the job. Just follow these easy steps provided by our friendly experts and you’ll be ready to go. Winter is coming to…
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The Benefit of Outdoor Wall Fountains: Beauty and Bliss

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Home and garden renovations can be an expensive undertaking, so choosing the right decor for your renovation is a big deal. Whether it’s for your home, a guest house or business, investing in your outdoor decor is almost as important as your indoor aesthetic. If you’re looking to make a splash with a beautiful showpiece…
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