my pond runs all winter, zone 2/3

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    Thank you Colleen....GiGi is really helping heal my heart.
     
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    Losing our old furry friends is heartbreaking but think of the joy they gave us and we gave them. For everyone we loose there are so many more that need love and a home. :)
    Cute pups.
     
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    The sun was much brighter today, and the cold damp fog had lifted. We had more sun and it was more noticeable today. I had sun on the back two ponds longer than usual. During the cold month of December, it seemed that I was getting no sun on the back ponds some days. Today was much nicer and we almost made to zero, but much was melting yet.

    Heater has been off for days and I am hoping not to use it anymore. I will put the plastic back up on upper most pond if needed. We shall see how long I can go with a heater, and just the cold frame was covering the one pond last night.

    Today by my ponds...
     

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    Fish look all nice and cozy in there! More sun coming your way cuz we have it today again.
     
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    Depressed. Still cold and need to get bananas outside to soak up Lots of Sun. They look terrible. Same thing last year, they died back last year too. Hoping they perk up soon. :(
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    It's hard to have banana plants in very cold area's but they will come back. Just takes them time to grow when the warmth arrives. Mine died back too but they will return. Sometimes here if we don't get too much freeze they don't die all the way to the ground. This year too much freeze so they won't get as tall this season as last year.

    Oh and we have nice sunny days here now so maybe they will creep your way :)
     
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    Ya. They should all come back except the one I twisted off cause it looked dead, but seen it was still green underneath.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    They come back from the roots too so maybe the one you twisted will also.
     
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    I only grown plants that like our cold, you are good with making things grow that should never live up there!
     
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    I know most of them they should come back cause they did last year and I was sure the one was dead but it made it.
    Snowing here right now on Happy Groundhog Day!!! We still have cold in our forcaste but hopefully spring will come early this year.
    I've been real lazy lately, need To get a few days off so I can get stuff done around here....
     
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    For some reason my U Tube channel has been growing and my most popular uploads are my sweet "Guppy Ponds" and they are getting thousands of views. I never expected to get that many views on my Guppy ponds and the other day I got a letter from Goggle and they want to pay me!! Not expecting much but I have to log on and sign up for pay pal. My nephew going to help me get that done as I am not very good with that stuff. Will let you know how much $$$ I get from Goggle...
    Might have to start a "guppy pond" thread here this spring as my Guppy videos so popular.
     

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    Good job Colleen! I know it's fun for you to have that neat little pond and show video's of it and now look, you get to get paid for having fun! How cool is that! I enjoy watching all your video's and hope you can make some extra cash and use it on your ponds or green house plans.
     
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    I might just work harder on my channel and it can be a little extra income for retirement.
    Last night my sweet hubby was so darn funny, now he wants a U tube channel to talk about guns and politics. Laughed my head off just cause he can be very funny..
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    I just visited you you tube channel (y)
     
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    here is my most popular guppy video. I think the reason guppies are so popular is because they are small, easy care, cheap, and they breed like crazy, and when combined with a pond, people just love it!! Not everybody can afford a big pond with high priced koi, or have enough energy to work a big pond, The small sweet guppy pond opens up a whole new world of ponds that many can do and afford.
    This is my most popular guppy video that has well over 12K views and growing. Check out all the comments! I will be up all night trying to respond to all my mail...
     
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    How are the guppies doing inside?
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    How neat! Make money off those u-tubes. I don't post enough to even get more than a few views.
     
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    @callingcolleen1 Just don't forget us little people when you become rich and famous! We will say "we knew her when!"
     
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    Guppies are doing great inside and I plan to make a really cool little pond inside greenhouse later this month when I have 5 days off. Its going to be super cool so wait and see!!
    Looks like I will earn about 10 or 20 bucks a month from current videos that are doing well. So far I have about 23 dollars but that is mostly from my exploding guppy pond videos. Won't be enough to quit my job but it's better than nothing and Thats US dollars!!!
     
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    I will now make it a habit to click on your videos! Woo hoo!
     
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