Pond Gnome Home Work

Many people spend years training themselves to meditate in order to duplicate the sensations one gets from simply relaxing beside a living water feature. Reconnecting with nature is a simple, effective, immediate path to restoring a positive, happier, more relaxed self.
Regents at Scottsdale Apartment Complex
Pet pic from a client.
Always something to see!
"The mystery of language was revealed to me. I knew then that 'W-A-T-E-R' meant the wonderful cool something that was flowing over my hand. That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, joy, set it free." Helen Keller
"Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes water and nobody knows what that is." D.H. Lawrence, Pansies, 1929
"If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water." LORAN EISELY, The Immense Journey, 1957
Our son feeding "his" fish.
Kids are fascinated by nature!
Our neighbors enjoy the front stream in the hot summer.
Our son feeding "his" fish.
A picky client is delighted!
Prescott, AZ
Feet dangling spot!
Lifestyle.
Bridges come in many options.
Pets can cool off in the ever-full water bowl.
Curious pup.
"Don't jump!"
Camera hound.
Water features can be wedged in just about anywhere.
Meditation spot.
Wildlife's thirst is quenched.
He thinks he's a bald eagle.
Dragonflies come in many colors & sizes.
Dragonflies come in many colors & sizes.
Dragonflies come in many colors & sizes.
Dragonflies come in many colors & sizes.
Duck pond.
Lifestyle.
As our son grows, so do "his" fish.
Always hungry.
Floating flowers.
"If you gave me several million years, there would be nothing that did not grow in beauty if it were surrounded by water." JAN ERIK VOLD, What All The World Knows, 1970
"Water is the one substance from which the earth can conceal nothing; it sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips." JEAN GIRAUDOUX (1882-1944), The Madwomen of Chaillot, 1946
Desert can be lush!
Desert cam be lush!
"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well." Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Green Heron stops for a drink.
Regents at Scottsdale Apartment Complex.
Winner of our first photo contest!
Visions of a past home in Hawaii.
Room with a view!
Custom-made for any spot.
Lots of interest in this yard.
Our back yard.
Curl up with a good brook!
Front yard stream run off rainwater harvesting -- in an HOA!
Front yard stream run off rainwater harvesting -- in an HOA!
Front yard stream run off rainwater harvesting -- in an HOA!
Hummingbird stops by for a drink and a bath.
Water can enhance any garden theme.
Nighttime.
Peaceful.
Fish-eye view?
Shady retreat.
Kitty in the grass -- really!
Frog!
Frog! Endangered Lowland Leopard Frogs found their way to our oasis.
Oasis in the desert.
Tiny works, too!
"A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature." Henry David Thoreau, Walden, "The Ponds" (1854)
"A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature." Henry David Thoreau, Walden, "The Ponds" (1854)
"A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature." Henry David Thoreau, Walden, "The Ponds" (1854)
Regents at Scottsdale Apartment Complex.
"Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world." Hans Margolius
"Have you watched the fairies when the rain is done, Spreading out their little wings to dry them in the sun?" Rose Fyleman
"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well." Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Small areas are greatly enhanced with a living water feature!
"Water sustains all." Thales of Miletus, 600 B.C.

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