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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by MatthewF, Apr 25, 2016.

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    MatthewF

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    I bought a house and discovered a set of small ponds that had been created as a water feature which had later been filled with rocks and grown over. My kids and I got excited about restoring it but haven't any clue what we are doing. We emptied out all the rocks and cleaned it out but don't know where to go from here. I'm excited to see this community. I'll read a bit more to know where to start then ask some questions. Thanks everyone!
     
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    Welcome, pictures and dimensions would help a bit when you start asking questions. Congrats on the house and your family pond project
     
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    Great to have you here! Welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Welcome! Any idea what material was used for the bottom and sides?
     
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    Welcome and what a great bonding project are they preformed or concrete and how deep and pics would help .Also glad you are safe big lou after all the weather going on in your area
     
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    Welcome from another Utah ponder.
     
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    Yes welcome and please post pictures we love those!
     
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    Thanks everyone for the welcome! I just posted my first post over in newbies complete with pics and dimensions.
     
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    pecan

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    @MatthewF where in Utah are you? I am in Salt Lake Valley.
     
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    Hi @pecan, I am just south of you, down in Provo. What is that pic? I laughed but couldn't figure it out!
     
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    Its my albino Chihuahua John Wesley Hardin :) He was laying his head on my lap. LOL
     
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    Cool pic of your Chihuahua!. We have a Havanese. We've never had ponds before so I'm hoping he doesn't make a mess with them.
     
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    We have 4 little dogs, 3 Chihuahuas and a Corgi/Chihuahua mix. None of them bother our ponds at all. They look at them like really big water bowls. But they do sometimes try to steal the food from the fishes. LOL

    We have a friend who brings her dog over. She is a Shih Tzu and she thinks our back yard is the coolest doggie water park ever! She swims laps in our big pond and lays in the pools of water in our bog.

    This is Trixie laying in our big bog. She likes to get nice and wet and then jump into the pile of old ashes in the fire pit! LOL

    Silly girl.
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    So I guess it just depends on the dogs.
     
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    water and ashes--that does sound like a mess :) But she looks great. Thanks for the pic.
     
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    She is trying to disguise herself or she likes to think it is Halloween all the time
     
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    Welcome to our group!
     
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