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Finish the pond now or in the spring?

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 21:28

Hmmm as I suspected - not what I wanted.  I cant find the gallery to upload to for this website. It won't upload photos from the 'tree icon' here either so I resorted to photobucket but am still struggling.....

Finish the pond now or in the spring?

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 21:24

Been a nightmare trying to upload images..... lets see what we've got here?

   

 

Finish the pond now or in the spring?

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 11:11

I'll take some fresh pictures once its stopped raining and attempt to post them on here.....

Finish the pond now or in the spring?

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 23:45

'Dry stone walling' is not an over optimistic title' - provided its done properly - and scruffy is not a problem as long as it looks 'natural' - something a 'new dry' river would have 'left behind' as it were..... I've tried to do something similar in my little front garden (its a new build property on a small 'estate' of similar) - and to me less is more - so easy to overdo it..... keep it minimal is the way for me....

Finish the pond now or in the spring?

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 23:19

Take a look at 'building a wildlife pond' on u tube.  Opened my eyes for sure - having bulit a 3,500 gal Koi pond with filters and the whole shebang at my previous property many years ago was still not happy - glimpses of liner are a no no.  So - having just built a garden and pond in Cornwall I took care to ensure no liner would ever show and it would look as 'natural' as possible....

'Dry' stone walling on the shelving is the key ..... and then another dry stone wall and yet another to finish.... trust me its the only way.... but not cheap... I did it myself and it took 3 weeks 'fiddling' here and there to get it right for me.... a more modest 10' x 6' x 2' deep 'wildlife pond' (with a few small comet goldfish that the guv insisted on....) - hence not a real wildlife pond but I will watch with interest as to what takes residence....

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