Lou & Cathy's Nature Pond

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    Big Lou submitted a new Showcase Item:

    Lou & Cathy's Nature Pond

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    Big Lou pond looks great. One question in your 8th pic what is the green plant or ground cover growing between the rock and your driftwood.?
     
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    That is real growing Irish moss.
     
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    DrCase Moderator Moderator

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    Looks Great ! Lou
    I like the orange bird
     
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    wow your pond looks great lou .the remake of it paid off big time .
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Very nice job on your showcase Lou. Your pond looks so natural and has so many lush lovely plants in and around it. If I were a critter I would be proud to call your pond my home
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    Lovely. Thank you for taking the time to upload pictures to share with us. I only have 5 koi and can see the appeal of moving towards a fish less pond in the future and focusing on a natural setting for plants and wild life.
     
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    Love your pond Big Lou. I enjoyed your showcase very much. Beautiful and peaceful pond. Looks very lush.
     
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    Beautiful setting Lou & Cathy
     
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    Thanks everyone. :)
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Beautiful pond, you will have happy frogs making happy babies

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    Very nice, Lou. Enjoy.
     
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    Gorgeous Lou. Nice balance of plants.:)
     
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    Beautiful
     
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    Beautiful!!!!
     
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    ZmanArt007 Fish Keeper and Filmmaker

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    I love the driftwood in your pond. Thats a really cool idea of something to decorate with. Not something I've seen.
     
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    Marshall Aquatic Turtle Rescue & Adoption

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    Love the pond. Am I seeing things or is that patio umbrella made in a camo pattern ? If so where do you get one? lol ;)
     
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    That's an old, old photo. Sorry, not camo. Thanks for viewing Marshal. Many changes over the years.
     
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    This is stunning! Thank you for sharing your story, too. As a newbie building a pond now, it's really comforting to know I don't have to "get it right" immediately. We are still undecided about fish... I've read that if you don't introduce fish, other wildlife will show up and the ecosystem will establish itself naturally... I'm sorry to hear that your fish were sick though. That must have been terribly hard for you. Mind if I ask about the purple flowered plant on picture 13? Is it pickerel weed? Thank you. :)
     
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    Thank you such kind comments. I am sorry to say that I do not recall the Plants name. Good luck with your pond.
     
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