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Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 22nd, 2016, 7:32 pm

Well it's that time of year and we are in the middle of re-landscaping our yard. We got our pond dug and started and now just getting more flagstone to build our waterfall. It's not a huge pond but our yard is not big either so it fits nice in our back corner. Now we are looking at plans and lighting to put around it. If you have a pond post pics and let's see what every one else has. I'm gonna post some pics of mine once I'm not on a phone.
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby MAPearce » Mar 22nd, 2016, 7:43 pm

Oh MAN ! Do I know someone who could help you !!
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 22nd, 2016, 9:00 pm

MAPearce wrote:Oh MAN ! Do I know someone who could help you !!

Who might that be.
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby Bman » Mar 22nd, 2016, 9:47 pm

What are you using for a liner?
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 22nd, 2016, 10:34 pm

Bman wrote:What are you using for a liner?


It is a Firestone pond liner from okanagan koi gardens..
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 22nd, 2016, 10:39 pm

I also put an older pond liner under it for extra protection. I wanted to make sure it would not get punctured in any way. Also a good way to get rid of the old one haha.
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby Bman » Mar 22nd, 2016, 10:47 pm

Good call.
I prelined my liner with old carpet.
Make sure you get lilies!
Water hyacinth can be a bit invasive but fish love its soft roots.
If it gets outta control just pick some out and compost it.
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Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 22nd, 2016, 10:50 pm

Bman wrote:Good call.
I prelined my liner with old carpet.
Make sure you get lilies!
Water hyacinth can be a bit invasive but fish love its soft roots.
If it gets outta control just pick some out and compost it.


Yeah I love the look of water lilies and the colors. I heard you have a pretty nice pond. Any chance you have some pics of it?
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby Bman » Mar 23rd, 2016, 10:24 pm

I may have, on a computer. I'll look over the next day or so. I'm on my phone right now.
Might not be any complete ones, likely mostly the plants in it.
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby Bman » Mar 26th, 2016, 5:10 pm

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I only have a few.
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Postby Bman » Mar 26th, 2016, 5:20 pm

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I rotated the previous pic.
I used broken polished granite for the spillways.
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby Lady tehMa » Mar 26th, 2016, 5:52 pm

Stunning photos!
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 27th, 2016, 12:05 am

Oh wow that's a beautiful pond. I'll take some of mine tomorrow.. we are still building it and our yard is still all dirt from all the new landscaping we have done. On the bright side owning a landscaping company keeps the cost down haha.. our yard will be beautiful when it's all down and the new grass seed is put out.I'm kinda over this whole dirt yard thing haha.. not to mention every time it rains my yard looks like a mud bogg :(..
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Re: Back yard ponds

Postby dirty worx landscaping » Mar 27th, 2016, 3:10 pm

hmm well I tried to add pics but all the files are to big grrr ill see if I can find another way
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