summer pond

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summer pond

Postby janeb2178 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:30 pm

this was a built in concrete swimming pool that i have converted into a fish pond. i get plenty of frog visitors. as you can see when it gets hot my dog myrrh, spends plenty of time swimming in the pond.

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Re: summer pond

Postby The Estate » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:39 pm

how deep is it, did you fill part of it in :?:
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Re: summer pond

Postby midgin » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:52 pm

That looks great Jane, no wonder the dog enjoys a swim... very inviting looking pond.
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Re: summer pond

Postby janeb2178 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:29 pm

the pictures show about a third of the pond. it was a very big pool. there is a small rock waterfall at the other end. the depth of the pond as it is is 30 cms to appease the council. i filled most of the pool in with cleanfill and the last foot is blue metal so that the wet sand doesnt act as quicksand. i did have a multitude of waterlilies but they fell victim to myrrhs menacing. i will try again next summer. he doesnt seem to be chewing up so much of my stuff now.
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Re: summer pond

Postby The Estate » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:39 pm

would love to see more pics :P
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Re: summer pond

Postby Luzy » Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:06 pm

Looks great - and like a doggy heaven!
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Re: summer pond

Postby abwal » Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:56 pm

It looks great. The second pic. makes me think of the story about the dog and the bone. :D
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Re: summer pond

Postby Mister Wisteria » Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:39 pm

Looks great and I do like your Woofer. :D
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Re: summer pond

Postby Abbi » Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:34 pm

Looks very inviting. Can see why Myrrh can't resist it. 8)
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Re: summer pond

Postby guzzigirl » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:14 pm

a much better use for a swimming pool IMHO :D
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Re: summer pond

Postby rosie » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:52 am

Looks terrific. Im sure many people would like to do that with their pools. Very brave of you to take the gamble it would've been a bit of a bugger if you changed your mind. but it worked congrats.
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