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Saga of the pond

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I have at last got round to writing a blog about the pond which we had re-done in November. As it stood it was a complete...

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honeysucklegold

2 Apr, 2019
Honeysucklegold

History of Our Pond

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Over the years since I’ve been on GOY you’ve seen photos of our pond at various times of the year. I thought you might enjoy...

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dawnsaunt

11 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

My Pond

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I have been trying to come up with an idea of covering my pond with netting that looks more attractive as an Egret had come...

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LadyEssex1

5 Sep, 2018
Ladyessex1

New pond

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Hello not been here much as not been well, but we have just had a large pond built so I thought I’d record it’s progress...

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sewingkilla

8 Mar, 2018
Sewingkilla

The first of many

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Well here goes, my first ever blog! I have hundreds of photos to show so I will start by showing you my new little nature...

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lilylover32

14 Apr, 2016
Lilylover32

The history of my Ponds

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I made a small pond years ago from a small liner. Despite lining it with old carpet, my soil was so stoney that the sharp...

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siris

4 May, 2015
Siris

Spring cleaning!

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My new filter for my pond has been/is working really well and keeping the water crystal clear! However, when I turn off the...

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dandanspondpage

11 Apr, 2015
Dandanspondpage

The Wildlife Pond Part 2

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So, today's jobs were to form turf seats, make a planting shelf on the edge of the pond (just visible in third picture),...

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cottagekaren

8 Apr, 2015
Cottagekaren

NEW PROJECT

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Its another cold morning here in Shropshire, while I wait for it to warm up, I thought I would show you all our new garden...

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dian89

22 Aug, 2014
Dian89

New pond!

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After eight years of wondering where to put one we finally took the plunge(not literally!) I don't know why we never thought...

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steragram

15 Jul, 2014
Steragram

Flogging a Dead Fish (or The Pond Diary of a Delusional Idiot)

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Three years ago in the spring, we dug a big whole in our new front garden (well, we didn't...but a man with a mini-digger...

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karenfrance

21 Sep, 2013
Karenfrance

Would you like a pond, but can't face digging one out?

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This pond, bought of the internet, comes in flatpack with a shaped butyl liner ready to fit. It took me about an hour to...

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lutleyyeltz

15 Jun, 2013
Lutleyyeltz

Homemade Pond algae and blanket weed treatment.

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Years ago we were told about using bags of barley straw weighted down in the pond to control algae and blanket weed. It worked...

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homebird

14 Jun, 2013
Homebird

At last its Mission accomplished !!!

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As I said on a previous blog we had made the pond too close to the boundry fence so OH came up with the solution of making...

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stroller

16 Sep, 2012
Stroller

Autumn Refurbishment of the pool.

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It's a fine sunny day,not too hot,just suitable for such a job!! It has been long overdue.My exuberance many years ago is...

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meadowland

9 Sep, 2012
Meadowland

Our NEW fish pond

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In our previous garden we had a large fish pond and as we were both working at the time we found it difficult to keep up...

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amy

14 Aug, 2012
Amy

New Pond, Part 2

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Hello Friends Here is Part 2 of the New Pond Well, the New Pond is finished all but for some tidying up and some titivating...

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LadyEssex1

13 Aug, 2012
Ladyessex1

New Pond, Part 1.

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Hi everyone I have been busy and my Husband too, the old pond I dug out and line with pond liner had a hole in it somewhere...

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LadyEssex1

6 Aug, 2012
Ladyessex1

The Garden Pond Build Log

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Hi Folks Well, you did ask for more details and photos of my recent pond building exercise so here we go ..... Day 1 ......

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tony1247

23 Jul, 2012
Tony1247

Pond Garden

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The large pond has now moved into its second flush of colour and rapid growth of marginals. The marsh mariglods have finished...

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malverntrev

28 Jun, 2012
Malverntrev

An update on our Pond

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After the Rains, this is the result of growth around the Pond...Very pleased with the shots, just need everything to Flower...

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crissue

23 May, 2012
Crissue

New Pond Finished Today.

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Hi Guys, Im back with my new pond, alot better today and iv been popping in and out watching and directing Baz with the new...

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sanbaz

21 Apr, 2012
Sanbaz

new pond part one

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Hi Guys, At last the day has come to start on the new pond, i feel like iv been waiting for ages. First i had to take some...

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sanbaz

8 Apr, 2012
Sanbaz

Refurbishing the Wildlife Pond

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Some more of our Summer activities. Refurbishing the pond. At the beginning of this year we realised that the wild life pond...

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Owdboggy

8 Jan, 2012
Owdboggy

Pond work weekend.....

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I`ve mentioned before that my youngest daughter moved house 11mths ago, only 5mins dawdle away from us now. The garden had...

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lincslass

18 Sep, 2011
Lincslass

Hi Everyone, Extended my pond.

Not been on here for awhile, but every so often i find myself repeating things, but on saying that when i'm not on GOY i...

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clarice

17 Jul, 2011
Clarice

Pond

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Hi everyone Miserable weather Sunday stuck indoors all day, better day today managed to get some work done on my pond. This...

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jim1955

4 Oct, 2010
Jim1955

Replacing a pond liner and creating a new pond.

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The following sequence shows the process of replacing the liner and recreating the pond.. I wrote this piece for a sequence...

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anchorman

28 Aug, 2010
Anchorman

Makeover part 2 the pond and steps area.

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At the top of this bed is a pond, honest. It has been cleared and emptied. New liner. Filled Capped. You can see some...

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bornagain

12 Jul, 2010
Bornagain

Our Pond

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I am so lucky to have been able to ask questions and receiving such helpful responses....We will be adding plants to our...

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bebehart1

10 Jun, 2010
Bebehart1

Pond Update/Viist to the wildlife Trust Centre

My little tin bath pond is free from Algae!!!! thanks to the oxgenating plant I was send by Ray and Jane. Thank you 2 so...

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great

2 Jun, 2010
Great

there`s no place like home

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well my first day home and already ive cut the grass as soon as i put my case down, then today when we got back from preston...

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sanbaz

25 May, 2010
Sanbaz

Rocks that I got!!

I am so excited because you members really helped me to locate rocks for my pond... There are no farmers around here But,...

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bebehart1

20 May, 2010
Bebehart1

update on pond area

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took a few pics today to see how my pond area is filling out and seems to be going well, i also planted my acer as i feel...

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sanbaz

16 May, 2010
Sanbaz

Our little Garden Pond*

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*I have wanted a garden pond for some time now and although Harry was'nt keen he kindly agreed to make one for me. The first...

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PANSYPOTTER

15 May, 2010
Pansypotter

Beauty By The Pond...........

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Went for a walk today which took me by the local pond.... it looked lovely with the sun shinning through it......... The...

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hollyeves

14 May, 2010
Hollyeves

my little ponds

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Sandra (Sanbaz) inspired me to make two little ponds after seeing how nice hers was. So here are a few pictures of the two...

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richardpeeej

19 Apr, 2010
Richardpeeej

new project is revealed

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today we got going again with the new area, alot more digging and planting the tub for the bamboo, which was hard work cause...

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sanbaz

28 Mar, 2010
Sanbaz

CORRECTING OLD MISTAKES !!!

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Quite a few years back we had to cut down an old apple tree which left a large hole so we decided to enlarge this and make...

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stroller

25 Mar, 2010
Stroller

POND ONE YEAR ON............

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THIS TIME LAST YEAR I MADE A NEW POND, FOR THE FISH AND WILDLIFE..... I PLANTED BULBS AROUND IT AND AT THE BACK BY THE FENCE...

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hollyeves

22 Mar, 2010
Hollyeves

building a pond

sunday 14 feb i started building a pond. i was digging all sunday afternoon and most of monday,back to work tuesday and...

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sue42

17 Feb, 2010
Sue42

leeking pond cure

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after reading about someones problem on here (who i hope sees this as i cant remember who it is) and having my own problem...

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noseypotter

15 Feb, 2010
Noseypotter

Pond got that "Arctic look"!

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Our pond changed its appearance recently with the cold weather, which at one point dipped to -12°C. Stood on the ice (It...

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kindredspirit

17 Jan, 2010
Kindredspirit

Repairing The Pond

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This was my pond when I opened the garden for charity in August. You can’t tell from this photo but it had sprung a leak...

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AndrewR

16 Dec, 2009
Andrewr

A Walk Around My Garden In Autumn

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As you may know, I have my very own small woodland and pond beyond our gardens. I always take a walk with Bonnie, each morning...

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dawnsaunt

14 Nov, 2009
Dawnsaunt

what a difference

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what a difference a new pump can make the pond is much cleaner and you can now see the fish. I`m also pleased with the new...

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stroller

29 Oct, 2009
Stroller

Ever expanding waterfall!

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Hi all, latest progress-another piece of Rockways waterfall purchased for £35 reduced from £50. We now have four pieces of...

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buttybabe

18 Oct, 2009
Buttybabe

Water feature passes inspection .

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For sometime now the cascade has leaked water-been all round the pond took the cascade apart relined it and cemented rocks...

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bonkersbon

14 Jun, 2009
Bonkersbon

a pond update

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ive coloured it and tried some water.looking good i think .im pleased.i ended up putting a little tan highlights on the eagle...

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noseypotter

19 May, 2009
Noseypotter

NEW POND.

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My pond has been in the garden for 3 years and the grasses i planted had got so overgrown and the fish had grown to. So i...

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hollyeves

27 Apr, 2009
Hollyeves

there must be an angel

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just a little update on the pond im doing.i changed my mind about the background.is this the face of an angel lol.my dragon/bird...

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noseypotter

15 Apr, 2009
Noseypotter

pond update

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a little bit further on the pond and keely.im pleased with bothe as it goes .the ponds starting to come together.i believe...

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noseypotter

30 Mar, 2009
Noseypotter

Everything u need2 Build/Make a Pond

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Most Garden Centres have a Good Choice of Pond Products starting with the Pond itself ,Liner or Pre-Made its your Pond Your...

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jacque

4 Aug, 2008
Jacque

Blog 16 - Making the lower stream

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The lower garden in 1994. We finished planting and making paths edged with logs and filled with bark. We put a large wooden...

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FourSeasonsGarden

30 Apr, 2008
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