Pond Stars

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 8.4  (12)

Pond Stars is a fascinating reality TV show that premiered on NAT GEO WILD in 2014. The show stars Ed Beaulieu, Brian Helfrich, Greg Wittstock, and their team of expert pond designers who are dedicated to creating stunning and functional water features for their clients. Each episode features a new challenge for the team to work on, ranging from small residential ponds to large commercial projects.

Ed Beaulieu is a veteran in the industry with over 30 years of experience in designing aquatic ecosystems. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team, lending his technical know-how to each project. Brian Helfrich is a passionate designer with a keen eye for aesthetics. His creativity and innovative designs make him an integral part of the team. Greg Wittstock, also known as 'The Pond Guy,' brings his charismatic personality and vast experience in the industry to the team. His unique style of designing ponds has made him a favorite among customers.

One of the most impressive aspects of Pond Stars is the scale of the projects that the team takes on. From designing a 40,000-gallon pond to creating a koi pond for a celebrity client, they tackle each challenge with enthusiasm and skill. The show highlights the design process, from the initial consultation with clients to the final installation. Viewers get an inside look at the team's creative process, as they brainstorm ideas and discuss potential solutions to design issues.

One thing that sets Pond Stars apart from other shows is the team's emphasis on functionality. While the ponds are undoubtedly beautiful, the team also places a lot of importance on making sure they are functional and sustainable. Each pond is designed to support a healthy ecosystem for the fish and plants that inhabit it. They take water quality and circulation seriously, ensuring that each pond is designed to minimize maintenance and maximize enjoyment for the client.

Another interesting aspect of the show is the variety of projects that the team works on. One episode might feature a residential pond with a waterfall and fountain, while another might showcase a larger project for a botanical garden or zoo. Whatever the challenge, the team approaches it with the same level of dedication and creativity, resulting in stunning water features that enhance their respective environments.

The personalities of the three hosts also make the show entertaining. Ed is the serious, technically-minded one, while Brian brings a more lighthearted and creative energy to the team. Greg, the 'Pond Guy,' is the outgoing and charismatic one, known for his humor and infectious enthusiasm for his work. Their chemistry and camaraderie make the show fun to watch, as they work together to create something truly unique for their clients.

Overall, Pond Stars is an intriguing and educational show that offers a unique glimpse into the world of pond design. Whether you are a fan of landscaping, aquatic ecosystems, or simply enjoy watching experts at work, this show is sure to captivate and inspire.

Pond Stars is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on September 9, 2014.

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Big Bad Wolf
6. Big Bad Wolf
October 14, 2014
The Pond Stars head to the world-renowned Lincoln Park Zoo for two projects. At the Red Wolf exhibit their solution requires a massive overhaul. Then a small job at the bird exhibit turns into a total re-do and they only have 4 days to get it done.
School of Rock
5. School of Rock
October 7, 2014
After long hours, a few close calls, and way too much grunt work, the new guy, Chris, must prove himself by completing a backyard makeover for his own company's Marketing Manager, Tony.
Fat Koi Slim
4. Fat Koi Slim
September 30, 2014
The guys try to install a giant pond in Tony and Shari Romano's backyard to help their obese koi lose their belly fat.
Welcome to the Jungle
3. Welcome to the Jungle
September 23, 2014
In Florida, the guys must race the clock, and face construction challenges they've never seen, all while trying to blend two unique backyards with the wetlands and coastal ecosystems surrounding them.
California Streaming
2. California Streaming
September 16, 2014
The Pond Stars are in California in the mountains trying to replicate a brown trout stream in the backyard of a client. Meanwhile, they head to Los Angeles, where they make a healing garden for a cancer survivor.
Turtle Power (Pilot)
1. Turtle Power (Pilot)
September 9, 2014
The Pond Stars are in Atlanta with only five days to tackle two wild projects. The first job is creating a pond for rescued turtles for an environmental center. IF the team can finish on time the turtle pond will be an outdoor classroom for a kids camp. The second project is for birds. Greg and his team build a 600-gallon, underground reservoir with a 35-foot waterfall that will have wildlife flocking to this suburban backyard.
Where to Watch Pond Stars
Pond Stars is available for streaming on the NAT GEO WILD website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Pond Stars on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 9, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (12)