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2017 ponding
Posted on Mar 28, 2017 6:18 AM

Started up the main pump yesterday. We think we have it figured out where the main falls is leaking. I want to work on the main falls this week to see if I can get it dealt with. Hopefully, we can get the rest of the pumps going soon. Vacuuming the pond and fertilizing waterlilies is a ways out.......

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Pond 2017
Posted on Feb 20, 2017 8:47 AM

Temps are warming up. Yesterday was 62 and I sat out on the back deck with the fish. It was gorgeous and the fish are starting to move about. I would love to put in the pump for the main falls, but it seems so early. With the bubbler going, it is not a necessity, but still would be so great to get the pond up and running.

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Pond - 2016
Posted on Dec 15, 2016 5:40 PM

December 15, 2016

Pond heater died. I put in another one and have one more for back up.

I think it is going to be a long cold winter. I already miss sitting outside.

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Posted on Nov 19, 2016 6:42 PM

Lifted dahlias today. Many were still green in the stems.

Dahlias are now drying in spare bedroom.

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Pond - 2016
Posted on Nov 19, 2016 6:33 PM

November 17 -

Vacuumed pond. Shut down all pumps except main falls. Brought in pressure filters and uv lights.
Added 11 boxes @4# each salt.

November 19
Shut down main falls and brought in pump.

Temp today 74 degrees
Tomorrow - calling for high of 38 degrees and snow.

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