Corona Lake-my "while working from home" project.


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Hello and welcome!

That’s awesome and such a lovely location! This has all been since March? How did you get the plants to fill in so quickly?
 
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Guys, I swear, I started in March. The bog has 50 plants in it, 50 square feet. I dug the pond by hand, the last foot was "are you kidding me? I'm only at 28"?". I ordered a ton of cobble (rocks), a ton of river stone, four yards of 3/8s pea stone, and started with 3 tons of bulk wall stone which grew to 20 tons. Each night at 5, I would go out and "play with my rocks". Weekends were very busy. It rained, snowed, hailed, and I worked through all of it. I lost 25 pounds and 2 pant sizes and had a good tan going by May. I'm still tweeking the falls between the bog and the pond but I've pretty much finished. Now it's a nice place to sit at the end of the day with a vodka tonic while listening to my wireless low voltage speaker. If you would like, I can post a list of everything that went into the construction. I really did enjoy this project but I really want to get back on the road now.
 

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" I lost 25 pounds and 2 pant sizes and had a good tan going by May "

Good job, I call it pondercise when I talk to my doctor; although, I only lost 10 pounds.
 

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Very nice! Great way to lose weight! And it is awesome!
 
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My guess is there's a ton of phosphates in the city water. Bravo Nice job ! next year you'll be ripping out half the plants you bought this year.
 
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Wow, what kind of soil do you have? We have nasty, thick, Sticky, red clay. We had to rent an excavator for ours. I don’t even want to think about what it would have taken for us to dig it by hand.
 

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