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Gulish Nursery & Garden Center
(814) 943-6572
RR 7 Box 720A
Altoona, PA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Spring Farm Greenhouse
(814) 793-2383
2110 Hickory Bottom Rd
Martinsburg, PA
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Builders / Contractors

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Beall's Greenhouse
(412) 793-6147
9334 Saltsburg Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Hampson's Farm & Garden Agway
(570) 724-3012
11473 Route 6
Wellsboro, PA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Johnston the Florist & Greenhouses
(412) 751-6383
14179 Lincoln Way
Irwin, PA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Balloons & Accessories, Bonsai, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Cut Flowers, Florist, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fresh Plants, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Baskets, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Mulch, Orchids, Perennials, Permanent Plants, Plants, Poinsettias, Potted Flowering Plants, Ready-made Arrangements - Fresh, Ready-made Arrangements - Permanent, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs,…

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A & M Greenhouses
(814) 695-6833
1393 Old Route 220 N
Duncansville, PA
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Annuals, Builders / Contractors, Vegetables

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Jeanne Weber Landscape + Garden Design
(610) 563-3801
1119 Rapps Dam Road
Phoenixville, PA

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Hopewell Nursery
(610) 689-9516
7829 Boyertown Pike
Boyertown, PA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Conifers / Evergreens, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Nurseries - Wholesale, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Pennsy Supply
(717) 233-4511
1001 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA
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Rubber Mulch

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Knarr's Greenhouse & Flowers
(570) 385-2220
1966 Long Run Rd
Schuylkill Haven, PA

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Home Remodeling Tip: Garden Ponds

Building Your Personal
Garden Pond

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: ponds, water fountains
by Mary B

Dip into the World of Garden Ponds

A garden pond adds visual interest, beauty, and a lush aesthetic to your landscaping that is hard to achieve otherwise. With the right tools and preparation, you can install a water pond in a few days and immediately begin adding colorful fish, rocks, and aquatic plants to beautify your garden.

First Steps

  • Check local building codes. Obtain a permit if one is required.
  • Contact local utilities to locate underground lines for gas, water, and other possible hazards.
  • Establish the size and location of your garden pond. Consider tree roots, falling leaves, and  sunlight for aquatic plants. Avoid the highest and lowest points in the yard. Consider whether you want a waterfall.
  • Determine how to provide power to the pond's water pump.

What You Need

Two key items are need for installing a garden pond: a pond liner and filtration system. Pond liners come in a many shapes and sizes. But most are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). This low-cost, non-toxic material has a long lifespan and is resistant to cold weather.

Pond kits are available that include everything you need, plus extras such as a skimmer, lighting, and a waterfall addition. Do-it-yourselfers can easily find step-by-step installation instructions on the Internet and in home improvement books.

How t...

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