Mega pond

Do you dream of an impressive large pond or water feature?

Realizing your dream is now within reach!

With my years of experience guiding various projects, I quickly understand what your needs are.

After an introductory meeting, together we set up a simple roadmap to make your vision a reality.

Simon van der Velde

Every great project begins with a dream. My goal is to understand your unique vision and turn it into reality, with an approach as unique as your dream. Together, let's create something extraordinary.

Simon van der VeldePond specialist and aquatic plant breeder

Making your dream pond a reality

Contact us for customized advice and begin the journey to bring your dream project to life!

Professional pond construction

Pond design

At vdvelde.com, led by Simon van der Velde, we specialize in the full spectrum of water projects. Whether you want a specific pond such as a mirror, koi, swimming, natural, modern or nature-friendly bank (NVO), or you have ambitions to green business premises; we offer design, advice, supervision, realization, maintenance and comprehensive planting plans. We are also experts in the field of helophyte filters for natural water purification and supply plants in both small and bulk quantities. Our core values are quality, sustainability and a personal touch to work with you to bring the ideal water project to life.

Advice by type of pond

Design and consulting

Every successful water project starts with good design. Want to add life to your garden or environment with a water feature or nature-friendly shoreline? Then a thoughtful design is essential. Not only for an aesthetic result, but also for optimal and lasting water quality. With Simon van der Velde by your side, you'll get a water feature or nature-friendly bank that is fully customized or guidance during your own design process.

Running into problems with an existing water feature? We are ready to advise you and offer practical solutions.

pond advice book

Simons pond advice book practical information and tips for a virtually maintenance-free water feature

Learn about common mistakes and get a handy planting plan.

A few of Simon's projects in a row

Simons international projects

Due in part to his global connections, Simon has been involved in numerous projects internationally, ranging from large private ponds to community lakes. He has traveled in more than 50 countries and can advise on all types of water features. Van der Velde Water Plants also supplies plants throughout Europe.

Van der Velde Water Plants Nursery Water plants nursery in Bleiswijk

In brief about Van der Velde Waterplant Nursery in Bleiswijk

  • We grow more than 50,000 organic water lilies annually.
  • Our facility covers a greenhouse area of 10,000 m2.
  • We deliver throughout Europe, from small orders to full trucks.
Water lily and aquatic plants nursery pond plants
Simon van der Velde

Simon van der Velde: Expert on ponds and an advocate of biodiversity and sustainability

Simon van der Velde is an expert in ponds with more than 35 years of experience in designing dream ponds. He is the founder of "Van der Velde Aquatic Plants," a company focused on creating biodiverse and natural ponds without the use of pumping systems and filters. Simon's vision goes beyond creating beautiful ponds; he also wants to contribute to the restoration of biodiversity in the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world. In addition to his work as a pond specialist, Simon is a passionate nature lover and is committed to preserving nature and the environment. He inspires people to take a sustainable approach to their gardens and the natural environment. Simon's passion for biodiversity and natural lifestyle makes him an advocate for sustainability and a key player in restoring the natural balance in our world.

Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
Tips, advice and substantial savings
I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.