Breaking down a Stream, a Teaching ah-ha!

  [ This little stream was the #1topic. ] A couple of post back I talked about the workshop I held on designing and building waterfeatures and of all the jobs we looked on this day the above stream was easily the most discussed waterfeature. The workshop attendees had me go into great detail about… Continue reading Breaking down a Stream, a Teaching ah-ha!

Three Sisters Islands at Niagara Falls

When most folks think of Niagara Falls; it’s images like this, we think of. [Bridal Veil Falls overlook,on the American side.] I very much enjoyed the visit, we spent a full day on the Canadian side, and close to a full day on the American side. What I feel fortunate about is all the small… Continue reading Three Sisters Islands at Niagara Falls

Talking Water

I’ve been given the title of keynote speaker for a one day symposium at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario this Sunday MAKING A SPLASH: A natural approach to water gardens Sunday, October 21; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; RBG Centre, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington Here’s a teaser from the page on the… Continue reading Talking Water

Ripple Effects

[Double falls and a very shallow stream.] Found this looking for examples of shallow streams that I consider a babbling brook type of stream. A couple of upflow filters, a stream that is about 4.0′ wide, and only a inch or so deep. Lots of babbling, and lots of eddy’s for the birds to drop… Continue reading Ripple Effects