Simons pond advice book: Your guide to success!
Learn everything you need to know about ponds, their design, decorating, tackling pond problems such as algae formation and keeping the pond and aquatic life in the pond healthy.
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I don't dare call myself a pond specialist yet, but gosh what a help this book has been to me. I built my pond myself (with a little help). I keep looking back on this as a cool experience that gave me a unique pond... and you can say that the biodiversity in my garden has been restored, I even have a salamander in the garden. Awesome!
Simons pond advice book
Imagine looking out your window and seeing a beautiful pond. A place where you can relax and enjoy your own created piece of nature that promotes biodiversity. But how do you realize this dream pond?
Fortunately, you no longer have to search for answers, because with the Simons pond advice book you have all the wisdom you need to realize your dream pond. Whether you're a beginner or already experienced in pond construction, this book offers something for everyone. Not only will you learn how to build and decorate a pond, but also how to solve or even better, prevent pond problems such as algae formation. The pond advice book is the guide to the pond of your dreams. You will be amazed by the knowledge you gain and how easy it is to apply it in practice. After all, we can all dream, but realizing and maintaining them is an art in itself.
So what are you waiting for? Get the pond advice book and get inspired to make your dream pond a reality. You won't regret it.
A top-notch book!
I had the idea of having a pond built in my garden for several years but never followed through because I didn't know how. This book playfully explains what to consider, which made it all a lot easier for me!
A vision and a dream can grow into something unique with knowledge
My self-written "Simons pond advice book" contains the most important knowledge I have gained in my long career as a pond specialist. The book is a compilation of 35 years of expertise. My goal as a pond enthusiast is to help people realize their dream pond naturally in order to restore a piece of biodiversity in the world. This is why I wrote this book. Because I have gained the experience, knowledge and expertise over the years and I like to give you the joys of this, so you do not have to experience the burdens.
Roy and Chris van der Velde
Van der Velde Water Plants future-proof
As sons of pond specialist Simon, we ourselves have gained a lot of experience in the pond business. We ourselves have now been part of the company for a number of years. We also share our father's vision of restoring biodiversity in the world. So Simon's pond advice book will not only broaden your knowledge about ponds, but will also make you more aware of the state of biodiversity.
🍀 Green tip
Moss balls are indispensable in a pond because they add oxygen to the pond water and filter the water of waste products, keeping the pond and the life in it healthy. But this is not the only thing, moss balls are also known as spiritual purifiers according to Japanese tradition due to their strong cleansing powers. Moss balls can live up to 100 years and grow 5 millimeters per year. So to moss balls you really have a unique aquatic plant for both pond, aquarium or as decoration in a large glass filled with substrate and water! So choose Simons pond advice book with moss balls.
Created by pond specialist, for future pond specialists
Since 1986 I have been engaged in growing aquatic plants and developing ponds in a nature-friendly and environmentally conscious manner.
I, Simon, besides finding it important to fulfill the dream that people have to create a unique water feature in the garden, perhaps even more important to restore biodiversity in the world and to inspire people about it.
After all, not everyone is aware that nature is increasingly being replaced by stone. Or maybe you are aware of this but don't know how you can contribute to nature conservation.
This is why ponds and aquatic plants inspire me so much, aquatic plants filter the pond water and keep it clean and healthy. Ponds and pond plants in turn attract all kinds of life to the pond such as: butterflies, dragonflies, frogs and toads, as well as all kinds of birds such as the blackbird.
My son Chris van der Velde has joined the company since 2012 and co-owner since 2020, we share the goal of restoring biodiversity in the world by contributing with this book, our vision and our aquatic plants to make pieces of nature throughout Europe and preferably all over the world.
Will you help us reach this goal? Order the book and take your first step!
Simon and Chris van der Velde
Owners of van der Velde water plants
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I really love nature but I never had room in the garden for a pond, out of interest I bought Simon's book. There I found out about the term: "Mini pond", this has shown me that I do not need a large garden for a pond.
Good afternoon Simon,
Our pond has been beautiful over the summer!
Your aquatic plants have contributed immensely to the biodiversity and balance that has been created in our pond after its construction in November 2019.
Being able to really create something beautiful with your plants.