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Pond Damage!

June 8, 2011

Lately we have been dealing with a few damaged ponds here in Southeastern Wisconsin.  Through the years, I’ve been impressed with the durability and resilience of the eco-system ponds that we install.  For the most part, these ponds can withstand all sorts of abuse and come out unharmed.  You can walk, jump, run or swim […]

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To Clean or Not To Clean?

May 17, 2011

This spring, as I take calls for the usual spring clean-outs, I’ve gotten many questions regarding how far a pond owner needs to go for their clean-out.  Do they need to pump it down, remove the fish and pressure wash?  Can they just pump it partially down and partially clean it?  Can they just skim […]

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Clean – Outs!

May 9, 2011

This time of year we are knee deep waist deep in pond clean outs.  Most of our pond owners like to start the year with a clean out.  How much of a clean-out is necessary is the often asked question of the season.  I always give my clients options. Full Clean A full clean would […]

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Buckthorn and Turkey

April 7, 2011

Well, we are back out to the buckthorn site today.  We skipped yesterday due to the rain.  When we were out there the last time on Tuesday, the weather was perfect and their were Turkeys all over the place.  This particular site has been very popular with the Turkeys since we started working there about […]

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Buckthorn Blitz

April 5, 2011

We have been hired to clean up a hillside full of Buckthorn.  The site is just beautiful; a steep Northern and Western slope over-looking Nagawicka Lake in Delafield.  The slope is dotted with large mature Oak trees and it is a very majestic view once the Buckthorn are removed. Buchthorn removal involves cutting the Buckthorn […]

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