New Haven Wildlife Magnet
The current view from Harold Pohl's front
Harold Pohl transformed an unexciting hillside view into one
with streams full of waterfalls, and a mill, with the water falling
into a pond containing lilies and fish. It attracted wildlife
Owner: Harold Pohl
- Location: New Haven, Missouri
- Designed and constructed by:
Living Water Creations, Inc. (2005)
Owner added a pondless stream (2007)
1) 11' x 26' pond with two 40' streams and 13 waterfalls
2) Pondless system with a 20' stream and three waterfalls.
- Equipment: Aquascape systems with two 7500, one 3000 and one
1500 gph pumps.
- Special Features: Double stream forming an island with a large
pond at the base and a pondless stream with many weathered boulders
and tons of weathered field stones, Canadian Cobblers, Rio Blanca
Cobblers and Iowa Lake Rocks. Finished with cedar mulch and many
My home is in a sloping wooded area and the view from my front
window was a hill covered with grass. Not much to get excited
about. I'd seen some articles on water gardens and contacted Living
Water Creations, a local company specializing in water gardens.
The sloping land was very exciting to them, so together we planned
a double stream forming an island with a large pond at the base.
Being in the country, surrounded by woods I have a lot of wildlife
enjoying my garden.
Squirrel at home in Harold Pohl's stream-side mill
Some are welcome, some are not.
This past winter I lost all of my twenty-one Koi and goldfish
to a family of raccoons. So now I have new fish.
Did the raccoons leave any fish for us?
frog welcomes visitors coming up the walk.
What better place for a mill than by the stream? (The water wheel
turns, as you can see in the picture with the squirrel.)
In 2007, I added a pondless third stream with three waterfalls