Category Archives: Willow Pond Koi News

Welcome back!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back! This must mean we all survived winter! It was a cold one for sure, but we are looking forward to this season and hope you are too! Have you opened your water garden yet? Do you service your own water garden? Or do you hire someone to clean out/open? How are your koi? Have you checked their health after your harsh winter season? You’re probably thinking about feeding your koi, but have your water temperatures reached 50 degrees or warmer? Have you tested your water? Have you inspected/installed any pumps, filters, aeration? Have you added your products? What new plants will you need or want this year? These are all great questions you can ask yourself when winter finally brakes and we start seeing signs that spring is near. If you are needing help with any of these questions, let us know and we will gladly help lead you in the right direction for your needs, wants, and desires in the water garden world. — Katie Scott, author

2017 Annual Fish Sale!

Announcement:  On September 29th from NOON-5 and September 30th from 9-NOON, we will be open to the public for our annual fish sale.  If interested please join us!  All koi and goldfish we have in stock will be discounted.  If you need directions or have any questions please call our office at 585.394.5890.  We hope… Continue Reading

Day 4 Japan

As our journey continues in Japan, we are starting day four participating in the JKX Masterclass.  We started the day with a crazy weather forecast…..rain, wind, hail, and snow! But don’t worry, the weather was not going to deter us from learning more about koi. First stop for the day started at Kanno Koi Farm.… Continue Reading

Japan Part III

Today we woke up to some sad news, our first stop for the day was supposed to be at Shinoda Koi Farm, however, due to some injuries during the bull fights he was unable to participate in our JKX Masterclass.  Don’t worry, we hear he is doing well and should make a full recovery.  So,… Continue Reading

Japan Continued

Day two of touring Japanese koi farms did not disappoint.  After all of my excitement following day one, waking up in Japan almost seemed like a dream.  I had to pinch myself to make sure all this amazing beauty was really right at my fingertips. Most everyone in the koi world appreciates Izumiya koi farm… Continue Reading


Japan. Where to start on my experience? I had the pleasure of visiting Japan for two weeks to expand my knowledge of KOI and business relationships with KOI breeders.  This ultimately will gain us access to ship directly from Japan to sell high quality Japanese KOI.  Over the next few weeks I will be posting… Continue Reading

Susan Savad

Susan Savad

Biography As a child, I wasn’t particularly interested in art. I took the usual art classes that most kids take but I didn’t pursue it at home. It was when my husband went into the army that I finally started becoming interested in painting. All of a sudden, I was in Texas, had no job… Continue Reading