257 Kennett Pike   Chadds Ford, Pa  19317    

IN HISTORIC HOMMORTON VILLAGE,

KENNETT TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA

3/4 mile from Longwood Gardens entrance

9 miles north of downtown Wilmington Delaware

       phone: 610-388-3090          

 IN THE NEWS   ZIKA VIRUS

SOME Local authorities are now imposing fines for residents who are not keeping their property water features in check, please review this information and stay current with your local authority’s rules and regulations.

In an attempt to stay in touch with current CDC and local authority mandates, please go to http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html

For Pennsylvania residents: http://www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Diseases%20and%20Conditions/U-Z/Zikavirus/Pages/ZikaVirusHomePage.aspx#.V0xxKpErLIU

For Delaware Residents: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/zika.html

For New Jersey Residents: http://nj.gov/health/cd/zika/

Please note: SAS has native fish like minnows and non-native mosquito fish; Gambusia aflinis which are being used by many local authorities to help control mosquito’s in general. Please call 610-388-3090 to discuss use, cost and availability of these insect eating fish.

See this fabulous article for more information: http://www.nj.gov/dep/mosquito/biocontr.pdf

Please be pro-active by dumping any containers that can hold water for more than a few hours.

Change water in birdbaths multiple times daily and utilize chlorinated water or animal approved mosquito controls.

Ecological Laboratories, aka Microblift company makes a great product that is USDA approved for livestock watering systems like cattle, horses, dogs etc....

https://www.microbelift.com/products/pond-and-water-garden/mosquito/

SAS sells this product and uses this it in any areas were we cannot stock fish.

Be safe and Have a SPLASHY DAY!!!!

Wholesale Customers:

SAS has worked hard to keep the quality and pricing of our

 ready to install pond plants the same since the late 1990’s.

 As a result, SAS now has new wholesale discount pricing policies based on the number of individual varieties of plants purchased per order. Discounts for Pond Construction or Maintenance supplies are now based on the total order amount, per purchase. Discounts on fish are based on volume quantities for each individual purchase.

To receive updated plant lists with wholesale quantity discounts, please email SAS at office@sasponds.com

provide your business name, address, phone and email 

info in wholesale discount application request.

If you are a PA sales tax exempt organization, you must 

provide a current form PA form: REV-1220 AS + (3-96)

To SAS prior to any order pickup or payments

fax: 610.388.3093

Pond, Water Garden and Fountain Specialist

SAS is a family owned and operated business. Butch Stephens began designing, installing and servicing fresh water ponds and features in 1976. SAS is a full service aquatic garden center, located in scenic Chester County Pennsylvania. Our store, fish room and nursery are all under 20,000+ sft of greenhouses. Sales and service are available 52 weeks a year. Everything we grow is organic and pesticide free. Our current plant list includes more than 1,700 aquatic plant varieties. All plants are sold finished, and ready to install directly in your pond. A large percentage of our stock are winter hardy, native plants in zones 5-7. We also stock thousands of American raised fresh water ornamental fish including Koi, Shubunkins, Comets, Fantails, Catfish, frog tadpoles, crayfish, trap-door snails. We also stock natural ponds with native game fish and amphibians.      

SAS can also DESIGN, INSTALL & MAINTAIN Aquariums

Terrariums

Vivariums

Salt Water & Reef systems

available for 

homes, restaurants, stores, offices

  1. Call us today for a free onsite consultation
  2. If you sign a one year contract for service, you will receive a one year supply of pellet or fake fish food.
  3. Referrals that produce a one year signed contract will receive a $30.00 SAS plant gift certificate
  4. Competitive pricing, plants, fish & decor available for delivery and installation.
  5. Servicing a 100 mile radius of our store


Schedule your summer pond plant stocking 

and maintenance TODAY!

610.388.3090

We are also estimating & booking Flow-thru Pond maintenance now for completion in fall/winter 2016 and 2017.


 

NEWS that effect business hours

 

BUISNESS HOURS: 9AM TO 5 PM EVERY DAY

Phones are answered when we are in the office. 

We will return phone calls as soon as possible

CLOSED: New Year’s day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanks giving Day, Christmas Day. close early evenings before most holidays.

There is ALWAYS someone onsite during business hours.

On Tuesday November 6th 2012, at 7pm (election night) the store, fish room and office were destroyed during

a fire and explosions. Major damage was also incurred to the plant greenhouse and other structures on the

property. Settlement with the insurance company is yet to be finalized (as of June 2015) But, We are 

actively planning to rebuild once funds become available. We do not have a retail store and the plant

greenhouse is in need of repairs to provide access to the public. We are currently running the office from the

residence on site. We want to take care of retail customers who need fish food, water conditioners and plants

 or equipment, but please call 610-388-3090  before driving out. 

We expanded our pond service department!!

Let our service Techs deliver your items to you!

Pond Service department has sent out 2015 pond service agreements. If you did not receive an agreement or

would like more information about pond service, please call today. We are sending by Email for those who

 choose this option. 

CONTACT INFO: 

office: 610-388-3090       fax: 610-388-3093

484-716-5654 (Lee, pond service manager)

   or email at papondlady@sasponds.com.

 

WHEN YOU DO VISIT:

PLEASE take care to park in areas open

THE BUILDINGS ARE NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGY AND APPRECIATION FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE RESOLVE

THESE ISSUES. 

WE SUGGEST CALLING AHEAD AND SETTING AN APPOINTMENT FOR HELP WITH EQUIPMENT

AND FILTRATION QUESTIONS OR PURCHASES.

MOST OF THE PROPERTY IS OFF LIMITS DUE TO CONSTRUCTION.

 Our standard 9am to 5 pm 7 day a week business hours still apply.

If you get the voice mail, PLEASE leave a message so we can call you back and assist you.

Thank you in advance for your support and understanding as we get through this difficult time.


Pam, Peter, Lee and the Stephens Staff...

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Stop in or Call 610-388-3090


 to talk to us about caring for you pond....

 

or making minor changes to improve your pond.... 


we are getting new equipment you need in every week 


& all of the Expert advice is FREE !!!!

 

Stephens Aquatics is proud to announce:
SAS is a certified dealer/installer for
 Neptune Panel Systems 
Also available in Delaware and Maryland
Check out these very cool, realistic rock boulder features we can install for you.
Great for areas were natural rock is either too heavy or site conditions don't allow huge rock installations.

 

Services & products provided by our Experienced Staff

  • consultation, lectures, instructional education
  • wetland delineation, evaluation, restoration, mitigation
  • design/build re-circulating ponds, water gardens, fountains
  • interior/exterior commercial fountains, irrigation, storm water management, fire protection ponds,
  • flow-thru pond care
  • pond maintenance & repair 
  • dry & wet set old world stone, retaining walls, waterfalls, patios & walkways
  • spring house restoration, installation and repair
  • epoxy, fish-friendly paint and sealants
  • impervious liner installation and repair, liners with up to 40 year warranties
  • aquatic & wetland plant propagation, design, installation & controls, hundreds of ornamental & indigenous species
  • american raised koi, comets, shubunkins, fantails, minnows, bass, sunfish, catfish, trout, eels, crayfish, snails, tadpoles and many other ornamental and tropical varieties
  • ecological pond care products, medications & algae controls sold in 16oz-55 gal, 2oz-40 lb containers
  • water pumps, aerators, mechanical filters, biological & bead filters, u.v. sterilizers, ozone generators
  • submersible lighting, low voltage & fiber optic lighting with multiple colors and remote controls
  • bentonite clay (granulated & liner), concrete, non-toxic pond liners, preformed ponds & patio tub gardens
  • wholesale, retail, commercial contractors welcome
  • metal and stainless steel fountain design, fabrication, renovation and repair

Let the Stephens staff help you have a SPLASHY DAY!!!

New Pond design and construction in Malvern, Pa. Spring house was constructed with stone found during excavation, orriginal to the property 

Pre-form Pnd system with 2 ponds and a filter-fall. Owner suplied the fountain wich the system was designed around

 

 

We are distributors for:

Little Giant Pumps

Rainbow Lifeguard  (Pentair Aquatics)

Ecological Lab (Microblift) makers of beneficial bacterial,

water conditioners, fish medications & plant supplements

Mount Parnell fish foods, 

Maccourt, Lerio, Atlantic, (precast-ponds & filterfalls)

Fiberstar & Stone Manor Lighting

 

************And Much, Much More!************

Memberships and affiliations

Licensed by Pa & De Fish and Boat Commissions

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Army Corp of Engineers Certified Wetland

Delineators

Lecturer for Longwood Gardens Cont. Ed. Dept. &

 Philadelphia Flower Show

Published authors in numerous magazines

Mid Atlantic Koi Club, Delaware Valley Water

GardenSociety

National Association of Pond Professionals

International Water lily & Water Gardening Society

NYC Roof Top Pond project aired on HGTV

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

 

SAS maintains current with the Pennsylvania State Attorney General Office Home Improvement Contractors Registration. The official registration number of Stephens Aquatic Services, Inc. is PA092148.  Contact information: https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/Registrations/Home_Improvement_Contractor_Registration/Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-888-520-6680.

 Award Winning Major Exhibitors:

1999, 2000, 2001 Chester County Flower Show, Inc.

2003, 2004 & 2005 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

    Methods of payments accepted:

Personal Checks, Business checks

(with valid I.D.), Cash, Visa & MasterCard  

Get a SAS GIFT CERTIFICATE

for the pond lover in your life!!!