Waterford Ponds & Water Feature Landscape Design

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Ponds, streams, fountains, and waterfalls are all part of nature’s true marvel. They look beautiful and serve an important purpose in keeping the ecosystem going. A natural-looking pond or water garden also adds a unique appeal to an otherwise boring outdoor property.

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Loomis Landscaping constructs custom ponds and other water features for Wisconsin residents, transforming plain front and backyards into tranquil oases. With our creative eye for unique styles of layouts, features, and outdoor lighting, we build head-turning water displays for homes and businesses. No matter the size or shape of the landscape, we do it all.

Natural-looking Pond Installation for Peace & Relaxation

A pond in your back or front yard is the perfect addition to any size property, converting your outdoor space into a water sanctuary. Small ponds can attract all sorts of wildlife to your yard, from little songbirds to majestic deer. Wake up to the sound of rolling water and admire nature’s charms from the comfort of home. You don’t even need your morning coffee when you start the day from this completely natural pick-me-up!

Our Waterford pond installation experts craft ponds of all shapes and sizes, including:

  • Oval
  • Round
  • Square
  • Freeform
  • Pear
  • Kidney

Once you’ve established the pond’s shape, the next step is choosing a few special features to make it personal and unique. Want to interact and entertain around your pond? Consider adding one or more of the following style additions:

Loomis Landscaping constructs breathtaking ponds for front or backyards of all sizes. Choose our experienced landscape design technicians and make your outdoor property the place to relax, while observing aquatic nature from the comfort of your own home.

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Waterford Property Outdoor Fountain & Waterfall Ideas

Enjoy a relaxing summer evening on your patio by surrounding your pond with an adorned waterfall or fountain. A beautifully-constructed water feature adds so much to a basic pond. Our professional landscapers have installed classically-inspired fountains and modern waterfalls for many Wisconsin homeowners. Whether you want a contemporary or traditional design, we work with both styles to build a water display you will love.

Break away from the simple pond structure and add a custom touch to make it extraordinary. Our water feature design experts create one-of-a-kind pond additions, including:  

  • Traditional or modern art statue
  • Waterfall wall
  • Water stream flowing into pond or pool
  • Garden waterfall

Spruce Up Your Pond Landscape with Colorful Plants & WildlifeGorgeous plants for ponds

Installing plants and featuring wildlife around your pond increases the value and interest of your property. There are many types of flowers which thrive in water environments and plants that attract wildlife. Create a completely natural environment right outside your door. 

Emergent Plants

An emergent plant grows underwater at least 4-5 feet deep. Though their roots are submersed, their leaves and flowers extend out on top of the water’s surface. A few common emergent plants in Wisconsin are:  

-Common Arrowhead

-White Water Lily

-American Lotus

Submersed Plants

The submersed plant is found completely underwater, with a few flowering above the surface. The plants are mainly found under shallow water, but can also survive up to 10 meters deep. Some of the main submersed plants in Wisconsin include:


-Sago Pondweed

-Clasping-Leaf Pondweed

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Wet Edge Species (Marginal Plants)

These types of plants are grown in super shallow water and found in bogs, wetlands, and edges of ponds. Consider adding one of the following marginal plants to your gorgeous new pond:



-Red Cardinal Flower

Fish & Other Wildlife

Purchasing Koi or goldfish for your pond is a great way to add wildlife without going overboard. They are easy to care for and add something fun to your property. Be sure the environment is sufficient enough for the fish to find shelter, food, and move around. Frogs, grass snakes, and even turtles might migrate to your pond. Don’t be alarmed; as long as no creatures are eating your fish, let nature take its course.

Some plants and fish do better in Wisconsin environments than others. Loomis Landscaping will guide you through the process of finding the right fish or plants for your water feature. Regular landscaping from our team ensures a thriving water garden.

Outdoor Lighting Design for Water Features, Ponds, & Waterfalls

Installing lighting in and around your pond, fountain, and waterfall add an entirely chic feel to the aesthetic. When the sun goes down, your outdoor property comes to life. Enjoy the outdoors anytime; day or night.

We feature several different varieties of pond lighting to fit any style.

  • Lamp posts
  • Spotlights
  • Color changing
  • Underwater lights

Your outdoor living area should be an extension of your property. It should be a place for mental relaxation and social gatherings; adding significant value and a unique style. Enjoying the outdoors has never been so easy!

Won’t My Water Feature Freeze in Wisconsin?

While very small water features may freeze when the weather temperature dips, there is very little to worry about. Unless the temperature is consistently below freezing for an extended period of time, larger water features will only experience surface ice. The water below won’t solidify. Many water features will not need any special treatment to survive winter. If your water feature relies on pumps to run, Loomis Landscaping is available to winterize your ponds, waterfalls, and other features to prevent pipes from freezing and rupturing.  

Pond landscaping is tough to maintain, especially with the extreme weather we have in Wisconsin. Hire our Waterford landscape design experts for our professional lawn care services, as well as patio installation, deck construction, retaining wall installation, and even snow removal services. Let Loomis Landscaping upgrade your entire yard this season and experience the joy of relaxing right outside your door.

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