Aquascape Goes Wild, Nat Geo Wild

“We are extremely excited to be part of the Nat Geo WILD family and look forward to sharing our love for the water feature lifestyle with viewers around the world. Stay tuned for more information!” says – Greg Wittstock- (Owner-CEO) I first met Greg Wittstock in the late 90’s and we kinda hit it off […]

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From the sketchbook (sorta’)

This was from the sketchbook(moleskine), and was done on-site so I could show the contractor what I was thinking about in reference to the space. The idea for the space was to add a waterfall and a small body of water right up near the pool’s edge. The drawing in black and white was good […]

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Mowing “Around” the Pond?

I’m not really sure if someone here is trying to pull our leg or not, but the guy operating the crane seems serious enough. If true, then these guys are batshit crazy. I mean WTH? I can only say I won’t be hiring these “dudes”. The video is weird, then kind of boring . . […]

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This years 1st Snowflake

This afternoon I was sitting at my second favorite diner eating breakfast after a tough morning. How tough a morning? How about root canal tough, that’s tough. Anyway as I was gingerly eating my ham and cheese omelet and sipping coffee my attention wandered to the scene outside . . . Snow . . . […]

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Back from Talking Water

Back tonight from a week long trip to Canada, a few days in Hamilton for the workshops,and then off and about to look at several other places. This includes some “vacation” time in Niagara Falls. “Niagara Falls . . . slowly I turned, step-by-step”. Do you recognize this quote? More later, on the trip and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Random Thoughts and Sites

Links, links, links . . . a few things I have run across the past week or so that may be of interest to someone in the field of landscape design. Or; heck, anyone who has interest in stuff outdoors. Wittstock makes some changes. Greg Wittstock the owner and visionary of Aquascapes has made a […]

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Reliving those Home Show Moments

“Selling the Illusion” . . . A while back I got into a Blog conversation with Kim over at Blackswamp Girl(great name) about Home Shows and the views, and the gardens, and a little of what goes into creating a look to capture those in attendance. Having done many a home show in earlier years, […]

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