This is one of the things that has been taking up a lot of our time, and will continue to do so as there is always work to be done. It’s like doing laundry and mowing the lawn. And, last night the pump went out. Perhaps we expanded the pond so much it couldn’t carryContinue reading “Koi and Goldfish Pond”
Once upon a time, there was this troubling spot right in the middle of our front lawn. It was a pesky patch of hill that just dropped off. It defied mowing. It was the sore spot of the lawn, like a giant pimple that wouldn’t go away. In my opinion it was troublesome for children,Continue reading “The Continuing Saga of the Pond”
The pond in our front yard as been an ongoing project for many years. It started out small. Each year we kept expanding, saying this is it. Last year we thought we had it. But we got carried away and dug it out to far, beyond the clay. It kept losing water. We decided weContinue reading “Waterfall and Pond”
These are pictures of our front pond. On July 4th we began digging to extend it a little. Our ponds are always evolving, hopefully not devolving. Several years ago we saw the Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon. That has always been such an inspiration.