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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 15-06-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Bill Stock
Ideas need for a DIY waterfall wier

"Bill Stock" wrote in message
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I've pretty much decided to go with retaining blocks for my new waterfall.
I've considered...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-06-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By Bill Stock
Followup: DIY Floating Fountain ideas

"Bill Stock" wrote in message
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I was thinking of going with a floating fountain, but the commercial ones
are insanely...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-06-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By Bill Stock
Ideas need for a DIY waterfall wier

I've pretty much decided to go with retaining blocks for my new waterfall.
I've considered a few designs, but think I'll use a wishing well design with
a cascade out the side. But this presents...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 19-05-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By Bill Stock
DIY Floating Fountain ideas

Chip" wrote in message ...
Bill Stock wrote:

The cheap floating variety:

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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 19-05-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By Bill Stock
DIY Floating Fountain ideas

"Phyllis and Jim" wrote in message
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Bill,

I am not sure I follow your ideas clearly. Pics...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 19-05-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By Bill Stock
DIY Floating Fountain ideas

I was thinking of going with a floating fountain, but the commercial ones
are insanely priced and too big for my pond. The blurb I saw for a smaller
one said that it clogs easily and would require...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 21-02-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Bill Stock
How not to build a small pond

"Galen Hekhuis" wrote in message
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I imagine there are a thousand ways to screw up building a pond, so
don't take this as...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-02-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Bill Stock
I have a giant puddle in my yard

"Peter Pan" wrote in message
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I began the construction of my pond late last year (around October)
Although all but the I...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-12-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Stock
Pond covers

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once the temp is above 55 or so then they need food occasionally. how's
the water
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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 10-12-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Stock
Pond covers

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ahh.. what kind of stock tank, plastic or metal? where is it located?
If it is metal you will need...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 08-12-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Stock
Pond covers

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On Thu, 6 Dec 2007 22:01:24 CST, "Bill Stock" wrote:

I left the fish in their...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 07-12-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Stock
Pond covers

I left the fish in their indoor pond after the outdoor pond renovations, as
it was too cool to move them back outdoors. But since the pond is in a cool
part of the basement (entryway), the water is...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 19-11-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Bill Stock
Busy weekend?

"~ jan" wrote in message
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All is quiet in the ponding world. Did everyone have a busy weekend?

I know I need to take a...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-11-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By Bill Stock
The liner went in today.

"Peter Pan" wrote in message
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Here's what I have so far


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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 30-10-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By Bill Stock
The liner went in today.

"Peter Pan" wrote in message
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How big is your pond? I too am building a new one, the liner went in
yesterday along...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 29-10-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By Bill Stock
The liner went in today.

Finally!

I've been lucky that it's stayed so warm here, today has been the first real
cool day we've had. It all seems to have been fairly uneventful, but I still
have a lot of landscaping left to...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 24-10-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Bill Stock
Life in the pond.....

"Gill Passman" wrote in message
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Gill's got a frog, Gill's got a frog, Gill's got a frog.....ee ay adio
Gill's...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 22-10-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Bill Stock
Leaky bulkheads

I put together the filters today, two 3" bulkheads to Join Barrel A to
Barrel B and two 2" bulkheads to drain Barrel A and Barrel B. I still have
to put the 3" inflow bulkhead in Barrel A.

When I...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-10-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By Bill Stock
Another Clay question -backfilling and slumping

The outside plumbing is pretty much finished now, so it's almost time to
install the liner. I was trying to fill the shaft around the gate valve
today, but the dirt was slumping badly into the...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 10-10-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bill Stock
Dream pond - Next pond will have...

"DavidM" wrote in message
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The pond that I dug in my families garden has been pretty happy all year
(finger crossed/touch...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-10-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bill Stock
Smoothing pond walls prior to liner

"Phyllis and Jim" wrote in message
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The smoothness of your old sides is likely a prediction of what will
...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-10-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Bill Stock
fall weather report

"G Pearce" wrote in message
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Hi Bill - I don't know if I'm missing something here, but the bulkheads I
use are threaded all the way...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-10-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By Bill Stock
Scarecrow sprinkler, feed from Pond?

"phillerup" wrote in message
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Hi,
Id love to setup a scarecrow sprinkler to keep Herons, cats and my dog
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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 01-10-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Bill Stock
fall weather report

"Phyllis and Jim" wrote in message
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Great to hear of the progress. Pics?

Jim


Yeah, I should take some...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 01-10-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bill Stock
Smoothing pond walls prior to liner

The walls of my pond are very rough clay with lots of jagged bumps from
being chiseled out. I was originally going to put underlay around the sides
and bottom, but the walls are too steep. I could...
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