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Pond before & after


This is what the pond looked like in 2006 and now 2011.

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That looks a delighful spot. I think I would call it a lake though. What did you do with the soil you dug out?

16 Jul, 2011


The pond was here when we bought the property.My son in law dug it larger and much deeper.He spread the dirt where he built our home.It looks so much different now.The pond is 1/2 acre and 15 ft at the deepest...Thank you for the complimate.....

16 Jul, 2011


Oh blimey that makes my ponds look like puddles, I`d also refer to it as a lake, are you able to swim in it?

17 Jul, 2011


Thanks SBC.

17 Jul, 2011


Wow.. your pond looks lovely...

17 Jul, 2011


Wow aswell think its a lake not a pond , looks lovely.

17 Jul, 2011


I agree with others who call it a lake. Whatever it is though, it's absolutely beautiful.

17 Jul, 2011


You've made a great feature of the pond (I called it a lake too) you have no worries about the water being close to where your grandchildren would play?

It must be a great space to relax in your comfy lawn chairs and if a slight breeze comes up to cool you down in summer heat it would be close to perfection :)

17 Jul, 2011


The Grandkids are all excellent swimmers.The ones that aren't wear life jackets.All visiting kids must also wear them.The children are never allowed in the pond without adult supervision.Our daughter lives across the pond from us.I feel so blessed to have them near.The kids also enjoy skating in the winter.We are a hockey family...Thank you all for the kind remarks,wish you could come and have a glass of iced tea with me and enjoy the pond and gardens.....I'll post pics of the kids enjoying the water....

17 Jul, 2011


Wow that looks amazing:)

18 Jul, 2011


How do you manage to have the water so blue? We had a five acre pond on our property and the water was never so blue. Do you stock your pond with fish?

25 Jul, 2011


We use a product called "Blue Biyu" it comes in a gal jug.You just use a cup(depending on the size of pond)it is safe for swimming and for fish.The pond is stocked with all kinds of fish.We swim everday and no one has turned blue yet...hehehe I think the dye costs about $50.00 U S It's worth every penny.The water looks so refreshing.For a 5 acre pond,you might have to use the whole bottle,thats a big pond.Our's is about 1/2 acre or so.....Post some pics,I'd love to see your pond or lake....Sandy

26 Jul, 2011

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