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. 

MARCH 2019:  With spring in the wings, pond wake-up chores call for attention. After the petrification of winter, spring wakens with a vengeance. Snowmelt, spring rains, and high runoff can trigger erosion, with visible and invisible results. Due diligence called for.  And in the spirit of the new season, I also suggest giving thought to climate change and how you can help your pond weather this disruptive phenomenon. To start with maintenance obligations so you can enjoy your pond to the fullest, click here

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

(802) 333-9019