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Water Gardens, Ponds, Waterfalls, Waterscapes, Fountains and Fountainscapes, as well as all pond supplies and fish accessories

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Our beloved scaled and amphibian friends are retreating to hibernate but nature has more amusement for us as the songbirds come looking for a winter treat. Backyard birds are diverse in their aesthetic and personality’s. Some wake us with a morning song, others amaze us with their brilliant colors. Your pond is already an appealing place for birds to spend time. It also acts as an ecosystem magnet and increases the bird presence in your yard. Birds love ponds to take a bath, get a drink, and socialize. Bathing birds are especially funny coming in groups of the same type and bathing together splashing around. Most small birds are looking for slow moving water to bath in so make a spot in your waterfall or at the edge of the pond with shallow water. In the winter it’s all about food, and you can easily provide them an easy meal and they will trade amusement and song. To feed birds next to your pond pick a place on the down-hill side to allow bird seed run off to go away from the pond. Try planting evergreens around your pond so they have cover and protection. Also try plants in the surrounding flower beads and woods line that keep their berries in the winter. In the spring it’s all about babies so make a spot for them to raise young and you will have happy feathered friends.


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A Message from Mark Sousa (A.K.A. Doctor Pond), owner of Action Water Gardens in Tolland, CT

You may ask yourself, "Why choose Action Water Gardens?". The answer is simple. Customer service. As the owner, I am the business. I've been in the landscape and water gardens business for over 15 years. I strive to be knowledgeable about the products and services that we offer and I provide one-on-one consultation on the issues you are facing, whether you are installing for the first time or simply maintaining your current garden or waterfall. See what our customers have to say.

We take pride in our installations. View our photo galleries of the many installations that we've done and judge for yourself. We focus solely on water gardens, ponds, fountainscapes and waterfalls. It's not a sideline of another business, this IS our business.

We service all of Connecticut - including Fairfield County, Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County, Windham County - as well as Western Massachusetts - including Worcester County, Hampden County and Berkshire County.

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