Brokensword's bit of pond heaven

Some pics and info re how I built and rebuilt the pond

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Beautiful pictures, pond, plants, flowers, fish etc etc etc


It showed up in the approval que so I approved it, that may have kicked it out of draft mode. And it said deleted so I removed that word.
glad to know what happened! Thought it was odd the 'approval needed' alert wasn't coming up anymore! Glad I was uploading and posting more or less as a finished product!

And I never saw any 'delete' but glad you did your voodoo magic! Would have hated to have had to re-upload everything!

Thanks, addy!

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You posted this all today?? IMPRESSIVE!
aww, wasn't that bad, I think it took 3 hours or so; I already had 9 of the years organized with 'best pond pics of year XXXX', so just had to whittle the number down to 20. I was asked by another member concerning documentation of my bog v2 and they couldn't find any further info ala a showcase, so asked about it. I was already planning on adding later after the holidays, so just jumped in and started uploading what I had. Not many have asked so I guess I never thought it was a priority before.

Thanks for looking, though!

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Beautiful pictures, pond, plants, flowers, fish etc etc etc


It showed up in the approval que so I approved it, that may have kicked it out of draft mode. And it said deleted so I removed that word.
Thanks, Boss, for the compliments! It was kind of a nice walk down memory lane and I said to my wife who was looking in toward the end of showcase creation, that I couldn't believe how such and such changed in 11 years! So, the work wasn't painful at all!




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Wow. Besides the pond, my favorite part was getting to see what @brokensword looks like. The image in my mind has been dashed.

Those turtles are funny. And the frog with the (is that duckweed?) on its nose. What a great shot!
 
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Just amazing shots and awesome works...I lost my mind and eyes in all these colours...WoW!!!
Thanks for sharing
 
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Pictures are critical to any pond owner - the changes from the beginning of the season to the end can blow your mind! If you don't document you miss so much!
 
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Pictures are critical to any pond owner - the changes from the beginning of the season to the end can blow your mind! If you don't document you miss so much!
Agree. I photograph every aspect of my garden several times a year (& pond) It's really handy for comparing growth rates, flowering times etc. Also to see what looks good or needs removing. TBH, I forget important things like where I planted the onions last year, or which beans went where.
 

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sigh I start taking pictures then forget to take then monthly same area, same view....................
 
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Wow! Your artistic ability coupled with superb craftsmanship have created a 'Disney-like' venue. Simply fantastic! The turtle pics are great. Is their island cork? Thank you for sharing. Now, I have to hide these pictures from Neptune before he goes on strike!
 
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sigh I start taking pictures then forget to take then monthly same area, same view....................
I have some ponds I built many years ago that I would rather not have 'snap shot' pictures as evidence! Hopefully, after I moved, the new owners removed most of them!
 
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I have only built the one, and do i ever wish i could do it over.
 

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Wow. Besides the pond, my favorite part was getting to see what @brokensword looks like. The image in my mind has been dashed.

Those turtles are funny. And the frog with the (is that duckweed?) on its nose. What a great shot!
Thanks, CW; that was 11 years ago so the white moved in and many muscles have gone missing, but still breathin'!

That's why I like having many forms of wildlife and plants; great photo ops! It helps that the turtles and frogs basically ignore us now when we sit out there and enjoy the sunshine. I like the one where the turtle is right next to the frog on the log; I KNOW the turtle would make a grab for it if it was swimming in the pond but out? Not so much!

Thanks for cruising down Brokensword aisle!

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Just amazing shots and awesome works...I lost my mind and eyes in all these colours...WoW!!!
Thanks for sharing
Thanks, Dime; it's taken a few years to get it to look lush and natural, both fauna and flora. And I'm definitely a texture/contrast color guy...

Appreciate the time you took to stroll near my pond!

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yeah its ok i suppose ;)
My wife keeps saying that too but you know what? Just makes me look for MORE koi 'cause, you KNOW I gotta go from 'ok' to 'wow'. License to spend, I guess, hey?


Thanks fer 'puttin' up wit me puddle', mate!


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