Master-CAC-LogoNashville, TN – JVI Secret Gardens has successfully completed the qualification process to become a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor (MCAC), the highest level of certification provided by Aquascape Inc. Master Certified Aquascape Contractors are the most qualified and informed pond installers in the water gardening industry. MCACs are trained and educated to install beautiful, low-maintenance water features, and provide quality workmanship, outstanding customer service, and knowledgeable assistance to their customers.

“Derek Johnson has demonstrated his ability to install professional, natural-looking water features while providing excellence in service to his customers,” said Jeffrey Payton, vice president of business development for Aquascape. “We’re proud to have Derek Johnson on board as a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor.” Aquascape ensures that each applicant meets all standards of the qualification process. Applicants must provide customer referrals, photos of completed water features, pass extensive online training courses and testing, and comply with Aquascape construction methodology. In addition, applicants must use Aquascape product exclusively, with purchases that comply with the Master level over a two-year period, equivalent to approximately 20 water features installations per year.

JVI Secret Gardens has been installing water features for 11 years, using quality-grade professional products manufactured by Aquascape. As a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor, JVI Secret Gardens is able to provide the best in service and products for ecosystem ponds, Pondless® Waterfalls, and decorative fountains.

For information on JVI Secret Gardens and its water feature services, visit, call 615-479-4233, or contact one of our Certified Pond Experts.

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Aquascape is North America’s leading innovator in the water gardening industry. Aquascape invented the low-maintenance, naturally balanced ecosystem pond that is the # 1 contractor-installed water garden. The St. Charles, Illinois headquarters, dubbed “Aqualand,” received Silver Level recognition in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating system. Aquascape’s mission is to help our customers succeed at building, selling, and retailing water garden products. Aquascape and its vast network of Authorized AquascapePRO™ Distributors sell exclusively to contractors and retailers. Founded in 1991, Aquascape made the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies four years in a row. In 2005, founder and CEO Greg Wittstock was named one of America’s Best Bosses by FORTUNE Small Business Magazine and Winning Workplaces™.