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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…
Pond in need of repair and cleaning

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…
Koi pond installer

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…
modern copper fire wall

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…
Koi pond installer

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…
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