What does your pond look like ... Today?

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    JBtheExplorer Native Gardener

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    Everyday my pond looks better and better. Ice isn't thicker than 2" now, though it will lose that progress next week. I also did my first pond project of the year. I ripped out the cattails I had in my wet plant area (bottom of image) before they take it over. I think I might save that area exclusively for Horsetail rush.
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    Sunshine

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    I had cattails in my pond, they do take over quickly. I pulled them out and put a few in a bucket and put them back in. Easier to control. I like cattails.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I have cattails, they survive but do not thrive. While out grooming the bog and pond, the blue forgetmenot is growing like crazy, parrots feather showing buds, same with some of the floating plants.
    Water is a toasty 38 degrees.
     
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    brokensword Not all those who wander are lost

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    Here's what I have to look at...still.

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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Bummer B.S :(
    It could be worse tho..............you could be Mitch :)
    He says he won't see his fish till July..........well maybe a bit sooner than that :whistle:
     
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    Sunshine

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    Oh Brokensword, I'm so sorry.
     
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    MitchM

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    7:45 this morning.
    -18C/-0.5 F

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    Sunshine

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    It is pretty, I do love snow, I bet you are looking forward to seeing your fish.
     
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    MitchM

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    Yes, I am.:)

    And if you look about 240 miles past the power pole, you can just make out Colleens house.

    :)
     
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    brokensword Not all those who wander are lost

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    sunshine & j.w.

    I'm actually thinking all my snow is Mitch's fault, like maybe he didn't have enough room there and had to put some here...I mean, really!
     
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    morewater President, Raccoon Haters International

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    Well, I can see the waterfall stone, and I can see the hole in the ice where the aerator is bubbling madly away......other than that it's just a white wasteland out there. Minus temperatures (C) for at least the next week.

    I'm going to go get an anti-depressant now...................
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    This will be interesting to see how long it does take for you guys w/ all this snow and freezing weather sticking around up there in the Northlands to disappear ..........................I'm so sorry for you all. When is the normal time each year that you usually are free from it all?
     
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    morewater President, Raccoon Haters International

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    Last year it was around 15C, this year it's around -6C.

    Now I need another anti-depressant.....
     
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    Last year I was 100% ice free by April 5.
    Not going to happen this year.

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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Maybe by mid-April hopefully Mitch [​IMG]
     
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    JBtheExplorer Native Gardener

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    Significant change today. the pond is 100% thawed! It'll probably get a layer of ice next week, but nothing that wont melt soon after.
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    Don't be fooled by the sun. Its actually freezing out and windy.
     
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    taherrmann4 Tmann

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    Looks peaceful and serine.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    You got a lotta fish in there now Tmann. Sure is a big difference in the winter when there is no color.
     
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    JBtheExplorer Native Gardener

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    Sadly, it snowed last night. Luckily only a thin layer. I also got to watch it Thundersnow.
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