6 fish that are ideal for your koi pond

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…

How Do I Get Started with Fire Feature Design?

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…
Koi pond maintenance in Denver

Spring Koi Pond Care in 8 Super Easy Steps

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…
Disappearing Water Feature

Something Missing from Your Landscape? Try Installing a Water Feature.

If you’ve added lush landscaping to your property and still feel like it’s missing some pizazz, get in touch with Art of the Yard in Denver to discuss installing a water feature. You don’t need a huge estate to put in a gigantic fountain out front or koi pond in the backyard. In fact, we’ve…

How to Maintain a Koi Pond in Winter

With the arrival of fall in Denver comes the need for sprinkler blowouts, adding weather stripping and other home preparations for the cold weather. So, what about your koi pond? At Art of the Yard, we typically install koi ponds during warmer months, so when the temperature starts dropping, our customers naturally have questions about…

2018 Atlantic Professional Contractors of The Year

Art of the Yard owners, Shane Hemphill and Heath Webb, are honored to have been named the 2018 Atlantic Professional Contractors of the Year. They were on-hand to receive this amazing award while attending the Second Annual Atlantic Professional Conference in Cleveland, Ohio earlier this month. This accolade truly reflects our commitment to providing clients…

Is a New Pondless Waterfall the Perfect Water Feature for Your Yard?

Here at Art of the Yard, we provide creative ways for our clients to personalize their outdoor spaces and create the perfect atmosphere. One option that we find to be a great fit for any size of yard is a new pondless waterfall. Today, we’ll go a bit more in-depth about this type of water feature,…

2 Reasons for Dirty Pond Water and How to Fix It

Soon, the seasons will begin to change and the leaves will start to fall. At some point, your pond water will also begin to change, and you may notice it taking on a decidedly gross, brown color. Today, Art of the Yard sheds light on reasons for dirty pond water. For the most part, there are…

6 Types of Fish for Your Backyard Pond

At Art of the Yard, we know that brightly colored fish add something extra special to a water feature such as a koi pond. Beyond the obvious, a colorful array of koi fish, it’s simply a matter of choosing the right types of fish for your backyard pond. You want a species that doesn’t need to…

3 Steps to Enjoying a Water Feature in a Cold Climate

Modern fountain or rambling waterfall. The gentle sound of water adds just the right touch to a peaceful afternoon in your backyard. But if you live here in Denver, you may be unsure if you can even install a custom water feature because of the damage that the winter months might cause. So, is a…
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