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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2016, 10:12:02 AM »
We only got about 5" in that storm before it turned to rain and it has been so warm it all melted.
Now in the western part of the state that is a whole different situation. They got buried.

Here is a picture during the storm:

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2016, 05:55:45 AM »
   Ragun...............  Just between us , I don't think 20'' of snow is going to  slow Maggie down.

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2016, 08:29:55 AM »
You're right agragarden

 With two Border Collies I have NO choice but to keep moving!
 
These days it takes me a litttle longer to finish my daily list but I am OK with that.

I don't  like the  severe cold or oppressive heat but I do not mind the snow

In fact I prefer it  to  our Autumn and Spring MUD seasons.



Snow gets shoveled or plowed and stomps off your feet at the door:

Mud on the other hand well see what I mean:













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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2016, 07:44:59 PM »
well with out any snow here, we deal with 4 Too paws and 4 Oliver paws bout 6 times a day.. mud only..

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #24 on: December 04, 2016, 09:13:58 AM »
Zook clearly  you understand what I am saying!
MUD SEASONS are a housekeepers NIGHTMARE.
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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2017, 04:25:56 PM »
Since winter pictures are fun and it has been awhile I figured it was time to resurrect the thread:

View from the guest room window:





The inlet stream from the silt pond has flowed all winter




Meaning the exit over the temporary dam was also flowing.







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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2017, 05:54:45 PM »
Looks like a "Spring"!! It's getting closer :) :)

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2017, 06:27:38 AM »
Maggie 13, That is awesome!!!! I wish I had the property to do something like that.

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #28 on: May 07, 2017, 07:43:22 AM »
Thanks Allen!

On my walk to the the HT this morning  I noticed a few visitors at the pond:

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #29 on: May 07, 2017, 05:22:29 PM »
what a pretty picture :)

post something!  c'mon...you know ya wanna...  :)

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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #30 on: May 07, 2017, 08:35:49 PM »
Nice, I had some Wood ducks come look at my houses in the pond.. but I guess the girl did not like the location.. they did not stay..


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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #31 on: May 08, 2017, 06:10:29 AM »
Thanks Chips The male looks like a section of stained glass.

Zook I think the reason they may not want to nest in your pond is probably the same reason they don't here. I read that they prefer 5075% vegetative cover and I am not going to turn my pond into a marsh so every year they stop by for a rest and a snack and move on.
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Re: POND EXPANSION PROJECT
« Reply #32 on: May 08, 2017, 08:15:41 AM »
We have had a nesting pair of wood ducks at our lake house for as many years as I can remember. There is a large oak tree with a hollowed out spot in it and the wood ducks a first to claim it each year. They are beautiful to look at.
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