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

Mark "Dr. Pond" Sousa

Mark Sousa, aka Dr. Pond, has been installing water gardens and features for over ten years. He has extensive knowledge of water gardens and the products used in them while providing outstanding customer service.

Mark is a hands-on business owner and is involved in every aspect of this corporation. During the 15+ years he has been in water garden sales and installation, Mark has traveled throughout the United States for training classes, seminars, pond builds, and to visit product wholesalers. Through Aquascape, Inc.'s extensive training classes and seminars, Mark has established Action Water Gardens, Inc. as a Certified Aquascape Contractor.

He also participated in the World's Most Extreme Pond Build in July 2008. From April to October, Mark will be servicing and installing water features throughout the state of Connecticut and from November to March (as well as the rest of the year), he is always available to his customers by appointment for in-store or on-site consultations.

Chris Nunez, The Water Garden Artist

Chris Nunez, is an aspiring Landscape Architect and Environmental Designer. He was raised in Tolland, CT and has an interest in plant life of every species and variety. Graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Connecticut, he uses his formal training and schooling to provide professional advice to the customers with questions about site layout, garden design, planting choices, and overall ecological compositions. Heavily influenced by both form and function, his goal is to create the most alluring, dazzling yet sustainable water gardens in Connecticut. Also, being a crew member at one point has given him a hands-on feel of how the water features are actually built and allows him to fully understand their construction, function and maintenance. Chris is hoping to get you the right products for the right situation, no matter the dilema. He'll take any challange you throw at him and try his best to help you out until fully satisfied. 

Tess Massa, Store Manager

Tess has grown up in a family caring for plants and wildlife and has adapted the trait herself. Although she went to school at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI for Travel Tourism, she has always loved nature and growing things from scratch. She has been active in helping her parents with their vegetable and flower gardens and has a knack for tending to the fish here at Action. Because of her outstanding customer service skills, she will always seek to help a customer in need and offer any advice to sustain your dream water feature. Tess has had hands on experience in the field with Mark, himself and is no stranger to the hard work of building a pond, waterfall, fountain, etc. As store manager she will strive to make the best out of your experience here at Action Water Gardens, Inc. 

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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