November 2016

This light coloured slab provides a striking pond edge, designed by Carolyn Grohmann

Pond Tips – Edges

Pond edges are interesting places. If you are standing at one then there should be lots to see and lots to be interested in. If you are a designer or pond builder producing an infinity or meniscus pool then the edge needs to be level...

Lovely interference patterns on this cascade.

Pond Tips – Water Features

One of the many nice things we get to do at Water Gems is play around with designing water features based on some of the strange physical properties of water. One of the best examples we know of doing this is the Princess Diana Memorial...

Huntercombe Hospital Garden, West Lothian, built by Water Gems, designed by Carolyn Grohmann

AWARDS SEASON 2016!

Water Gems have once again become BALI award winners.  The British Association of Landscape Industries awards ceremony takes place every December with a champagne reception followed by a sumptuous lunch. This year Nick and Annie, Robin, Struan, Hubert and Kenny will head down to the ceremony...

Froggy Pond Makeover by Water Gems Edinburgh

Froggy Pond Makeover

Water Gems were delighted to carry out much needed improvements to this popular pond in Dedridge, Livingstone.  Funding was secured by West Lothian Council to improve the pond’s appearance whilst increasing its biodiversity and its value for formal and informal nature study.   The name Froggy...