7 Pond Companies in Richmond

Though the end of the warm season is here, it is already time to start thinking about (and budgeting for) your dream yard next year. Many people in Richmond often say that they want a pond in their yards but they don’t know how to go about it. Thankfully, you don’t have to go it alone. In Richmond, there are plenty of companies small and large that will build you gorgeous ponds.

Still, you have to remember that this is an investment in your yard and you want to put your faith in a company you can trust. Here are some great places to start your search:

1. VA Water Gardens

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Credit: VA Water Gardens

A water garden is a pond or pondless waterfall that functions as a way to include more greenery in your yard or property. They are specifically made to maintain healthy lives and flourish in specific locations. You can also create one for koi and other fish.

The water gardens at VA Water Gardens are absolutely gorgeous and do maintain this type of life. They build  ponds, streams, waterfalls, and pondless waterfalls that are extremely customized and expertly installed.

Everyone on the team is knowledgeable and willing to work with you to get what you want.

2. Thomas Aquatics

Experience is essential in installing ponds, not only for the technical feel of it but for the

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Credit: Thomas

processes and instructions that go along with it.

Thomas Aquatics is a fantastic company that has more than 20 years of experience to bring something truly unique and fantastical to your yard. According to their website, they offer “a complete spectrum of services from design to installation- including the renovation of current outdoor water features, as well as routine maintenance of fountains, ponds, aquariums and other water features.”

It doesn’t matter what kind of pond you are looking for, something small to just bring beauty into your yard or something that will take someone’s breath away, Thomas Aquatics can help you out.

3. Daves Backyard Ponds

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Credit: Daves

When you get a pond, you might not know about all of the work that goes along with it. While there certainly is a lot of work, if you select a company that does some of that routine maintenance for you, you won’t have to worry about it as much.

Daves Backyard Ponds is a small company that can do some amazing work. They’ve created projects large and small, from ponds to pondless waterfalls.

They also have a maintenance sector that will help you with things like cleanings in the fall and spring, repairs, and they will even help you problem solve if you aren’t getting the flow or growth that you want.

4. Virginia Water Gardens

Virginia Water Gardens is another great options, especially if you want a resource for not

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Credit: Virginia Water Gardens

only your pond but all of the accessories as well. The team specializes in “aquatic plants, pond fish, pond fish food, water filters, pond pumps, garden fountains, decorative garden statues and a variety of products” to help you keep your pond healthy.

If you’d like, they also have options to build your own systems.

If you aren’t sure what you want, they also have a beautiful retail location that has all of their options displayed, including waterfalls, streams, rock formations, and plants.

5. Cross Creek Nursery

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Credit: Cross Creek

Many people are interested in installing natural looking water features in their yards. These look like they could have formed naturally instead of just looking like a traditional pond. This can be difficult for people who don’t really know what they are doing. Thankfully, there is Cross Creek Nursery.

Their work is backed up by their fantastic customer reviews. If there is a problem or something doesn’t seem to work like it should, they will be there to make it right. If you need help with plants, they will answer the call and find something that works. No matter what is going on, their team is prepared to answer.

6. Robbins Landscaping

If you have already had a lot of landscaping or hardscaping done in your yard and you


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want something that will compliment it, you might have a hard time finding a company that will listen to your needs. That isn’t so at Robbins Landscaping.

The team here has been known to not only make absolutely beautiful pieces of art for your yard, but they make works of art that blend in and look like they truly belong there. This company focuses on all aspects of the job – what the pond looks like, how the pond works, what is sounds like, and even how it will stand up against the elements.

7. Springdale Water Gardens


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Sometimes it is nice to go to a company that specializes in just making beautiful water gardens. This means that everything they do centers around creating these places.

Springdale Water Gardens specializes in creating absolutely gorgeous water gardens, ponds, waterfalls, and other water features. They have a ton of options for animal life, plants, and accessories. Even better, they offer monthly classes and seminars to give that much more life to your pond.

Ridgeline Tree Service Helps Your Pond Process

Before, during, and after your pond installation, you might need our help. Before you get a pond, you might have to clear space in your yard to actually install it. You could also need stump removal and/or limb removals. During pond installation, sometimes they will unearth partially covered stumps that they need our help to remove.

After your pond has been installed, you might find that having tree branches going over your pond will cause problems. When fall comes around or summer, different debris will fall into the water and cause imbalances in the chemical composition of the water.

Our team has the tools and the skills to work around your water features and anything else that may be in your yard. Give us a call as soon as you know you will need our services, and we will give you a free estimate.

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