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About Decker's


We are a professional design and construction company based in Upstate N.Y.

The company began in 1990 as a design to build landscaping service. Quickly, it earned a reputation for work perfection and excellent customer service.

Several years later, the Decker’s wanted to be able to offer quality nursery items to complement their landscaping designs. So, they added a greenhouse operation. The company, now Decker’s Landscaping & Nursery, Inc., now offered quality plants, shrubbery, and flowers to add to their already outstanding designs.

Alan always had a strong appreciation for the outdoors and felt that water features were a natural fit. Jodi noticed how their customers were asking pond-related questions regarding installation or supplies. They began to think that water features were a logical extension of what they were already doing.

In 1998 after their first pond installation, the Decker’s were completely sold on the idea of adding ponds to their service offerings. The sound of flowing water is very soothing and have a way of attracting wildlife. Alan knew that a backyard pond would be a perfect place for customers to escape after a long day.

People can come home after a long day, sit down by their water feature and in 15 minutes decompress and recover from the stress of the day. All these aspects contribute to the pond ‘lifestyle’.

Alan and Jodi realized their relationship with their customers deepened. People would love to just come in with cup of coffee or the grand kids to sit and watch the fish. Customers would chat with the Decker’s about how nice it was to have something in their backyards that helped them to relax and reconnect with their kids or grand kids.

As the Decker’s tell it, “No one gets consumed with excitement about a retaining wall or a patio. Few wake up on Saturday morning revved up to trim or mow. But a pond, a living ecosystem, this is an interactive landscape. The understanding of how powerful ponds and water features became in the lives of their customers only intensified the Decker’s commitment to water installations.

The Decker’s trained at the Aquascape headquarters in Chicago 3-4 times a year. They invested time and effort to become fully trained in pond building and ecosystem management earning Master Certified Aquascape Contractor (CAC).  Decker’s Currently, building certified Aquascape ponds constitute 90% of the company’s business.

In 2003 to support their customer’s needs, Alan and Jodi opened their retail pond shop. In 2014 the Decker’s opened a 2nd location in Latham NY. A retail water garden store that serves Albany, Saratoga and Rensselaer counties. As customers needs changed over the next few years Decker’s recognized customers really need convenience. In 2023 Decker’s brick and mortar retail store transitioned to an Online Store. Now Decker’s customers can purchase their favorite pond supplies and have delivered conveniently to their front door.

Decker’s still invite people to visit both locations to stroll the on-site display ponds throughout the season.

Meet The Team

We're an award-winning team with a passion for creating breathtaking water features.

“Alex was there every step of the way and brought my vision further than I could have imagined!”

Josh Margolis
CEO, Founder

Alan Decker


Jodi Decker















Customer Support


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No Limit To Your Imagination

We turn your dream into reality with our top notch design team and world class build team.

From natural ponds to pondless waterfalls to recreation ponds and decorative water features, your backyard will be the best part of your home.

Nothing is off limits.


Innovate each project with no exceptions.


Always overdeliver to our clients.


Build things that inspire people.



At Decker’s Pondscapes we take a proactive approach to your outdoor space, identifying any potential problems and addressing drainage and other concerns, to ensure an inviting, enduring outdoor space. We believe in our craftsmanship, and we back it up with warranties: one year on trees and shrubs provided owner has taken proper care. Manufacturer warranties on water feature components, not including service call fee. Service call fee waived during first year of water feature installation. If we perform the annual and monthly maintenance on your water feature it is backed by a five year craftsmanship warranty.