Welcome to earthponds

A resource for pond builders, pond lovers, and home owners.

Why earthponds?

Experience and Knowledge

Tim Matson is an award winning author about ponds, pond design, and pond building.  If you are into pond building, planning to build a pond, or repairing an existing pond, you have come to the right place.  Tim consults with scores of property owners each year, providing advice and counsel at reasonable rates. Photo  by Joe Mehling.

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Monthly Pondology Essays

Each month, Tim writes an original essay about pond maintenance; the latest trends in design; ecological concerns; and wetlands regulations.  NEWS FROM THE WATERFRONT can be delivered directly to you via email.  Use the contact form to sign up for the pondology, or contact Tim about your pond project. 

JANUARY 2019: Skating is a cool way to add fun to long north country winters. Lakes and ponds are natural skating arenas. Or maybe you have a backyard pond to practice figure eights and slap shots. No pond? Create an instant skating pond by flooding field, lawn, or driveway. To learn maintenance and safety techniques for natural skating, and the skills for building a flooded rink,  CLICK HERE.

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288 Miller Pond Road, Thetford Center, VT 05075, US

(802) 333-9019