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Postby mariod » Jul 18, 2008 2:44 pm

october 2006

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july 2008 :

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most of the grass is gone, and i put in a small pond :

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today :

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i was lucky , a major construction across the street from my house allowed me to pick-up all the needed rocks....
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Postby Meggylou » Jul 18, 2008 7:04 pm

wow what a transformation, I love the pond!!
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Postby B_BQ » Jul 18, 2008 7:17 pm

Fantastic! What a lovely transformation.
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Postby hosta crazy » Jul 18, 2008 10:34 pm

Beautiful! Really like the pond.
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Postby Venice » Jul 18, 2008 10:37 pm

Wow very nice, so many people would have looked and said, ohh it's small there's nothing I could do here. and it's sooo lovely, you even fit in a pond.

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Postby mariod » Jul 19, 2008 8:38 am

thanks everyone, venice it is very small, 35 x 30 but full, there wont be any grass left next year and since i have 6 mature trees bunched together on the south side i have lots of cool shade to appreciate the pond and enough sun to have a dozen rose bushes.....it is easier to maintain a small garden.....
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your pond

Postby Puff10 » Jul 20, 2008 7:06 am

Your pond is beautiful. Until you are able to put plants in permanence in it, you may want to add fern leaves floating on surface with floating roses. It creates a temporary effect!
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Postby Eeyore » Jul 20, 2008 11:02 pm

Very nice indeed!
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Postby Aline in Ottawa » Jul 23, 2008 9:49 pm

Wow Mario, you've done well. I still recall when you first came on the forum and showed us your progress :) It's amazing what can happen in two year.

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