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    January 2021 Photo of the Month - Visitors to your pond

    He likes the pond water.
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    What is your weather like ... today

    Not this year but thought I would share it.They are called Ice feathers, had never seen them before.
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    What is your weather like ... today

    Little snow last night
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    December 2020 Photo of the Month - Your local scenery

    View off the front porch in October.
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    What is your weather like ... today

    -18c for a couple of days.
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    November 2020 Photo of the Month - Voting Time!

    Our evergreens don't change but the sunsets get better
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    What is your weather like ... today

    Well we recieved 12" of snow on Friday with -18c or 1.4f temps. Two days before I was working outside in a T shirt.
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    Rigid insulation

    I probably will be ok but the pond is below grade on one side and all above grade on the other. There are lots for rocks and some fill so I probably wont freeze the water lily. The other pond with the fish is deeper and I don't worry about them. Already they are frozen over.
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    Rigid insulation

    Problem I have is my pond is on a hill side so I have no flat area to build a cover on. The top pond has 24" of water with several water lily. Last year I covered with plywood and straw with a tarp over. Was not pleased with the results as the tarp leaked water in with the mouldy straw. The...
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    Rigid insulation

    I was thinking mostly for the pond that has water lily in it so as not to freeze to the bottom. There are no fish in it now but there is water exchange to the lower pond with fish. Might wait until it starts to freeze and shut down the pumps so I dont get the water water exchange to the fish.
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    Rigid insulation

    Is there an issue with floting some ridgid insulation on the pond? Does it leach chemicals that are a problem?
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    What does your pond look like ... Today?

    Sunset tonight.
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    What does your pond look like ... Today?

    Had a visitor last night. Fortunately he cleaned off the apple tree and not the pond.
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    Bog filter failure - has this ever happened to anyone else?

    Looks like there was movement on the pipe with gravel to wear through it.
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    Why do Koi jump

    No, he was dry and stiff when I saw him this morning. Last saw him at 10:30 last night. Never thought it would bother me loosing a fish.
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