What is your weather like ... today

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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Our trees are all budding out, daffodils just about ready to bloom, tulips growing. all the plants are confused.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Yep we too have the little bulbs all raising their pretty little heads here too even w/ the rain and wind and cooler temps it's still not the cold winters of yore! Here are some little ones coming to life w/ there snowy white blooms. I found them on a road in some long grass a couple Springs ago and dug them up and put them here and there. Don't know what they are called but I like um!
    Also added a couple other pics of some other ones getting ready to bloom.

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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    those look like snow drops jw. does the flower open a little more?

    Pump installed pond running..............................
     
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    80 here today and pont temps finally up to 55 with the fishes out looking for food. It's getting really dark and we are under a tornado watch till 8pm. Hoping the power stays on.
     
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    OK who sent the rain WHO is guilty of this .we are in the higher 70's and now thunder lightening and torrential downpour and I did not finish outside darn it .Not sure just how warm it was but had shorts on and was sweating .
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Just cloudy here, no wind, no rain, nothing they predicted. We have fog
     
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    It looks like someone turned out the lights and turned on the shower .Dark out and it is only 3:18
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Yep addy that's what they are..........snowdrops and they do open more eventually. Cool you got your pond up and running and did you get your pumps or are you using the old ones?

    Sissy it was not me who sent the rain cuz it's still here coming down and we are supposed to get a cold front coming in that will last for days! I'm sitting in my computer room w/a sweater and a hoody on cuz I'm too lazy to make a fire..........brrrrrrrrrrrr!
     
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    You need jammy's with a plug in heater .
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I got a message from the renters, the wife said she thought hubby had already sent, but had not. It will take a week or so to get here, so just used the old pump until they arrive. Fish chasing, eating swimming with the pump running,
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    Yippee for you, Addy! Now we will get more videos of fish chasing and swimming around. Bet they will enjoy the influx of fresh water running. I'm jealous, but one way or another, I will have the waterfall and fountain (bubbler for now, since the fountain head came off in the wintertime somehow) running by tomorrow.
    I think in the morning, since it's supposed to get in the low 20's tonight, and assuming the ground will freeze on top, I'm going to get a 50# bag of pasture seed mix and sow it in my pasture. That way, when it thaws again, the seed will sink into the mud and hopefully give me a really nice lush pasture again this spring. Horses will have to stay in the paddock for 2 months after I do that, but that's ok, I have plenty of hay. :) Just don't want to repeat what I did last year, trying to walk with the seeder over my shoulder, in the MUD! Wow, was that a workout! Hopefully the ground will freeze solid enough that I won't have any mud, or only in the low areas anyhow.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    The pond (surface temp) went from 48 to 42 this am with turning on the pump. Getting ready for my walk, look out side and it is SNOWING! That was not fore casted!
    It won't do anything i.e. stick but unreal lol
     
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    pondlover Bogs are good for more than just your pond!

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    So far beautiful sunny sky with temps of 41 this morning. Sun is shining so its time to get outside and work. I'm so ready for spring. :razz:
     
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    They sure missed my forecast as well! Was supposed to be 23 here this morning, it's 30 (ok, I'm not complaining!). Blowing hard, too, so no need to go get that pasture seed, as it will end up in the next township if I try to spread it this morning. DUH!!! And said supposed to be sunny day. I don't see even a BREAK in the clouds yet, so it will be a while. Guess it's inside work this morning, see what the afternoon brings. I'm anxious to get the rocks placed on waterfall redo from last weekend, and use the PL Loctite Addy told me about to get the water to run the correct way off that first rock, then I should be good to go tomorrow to get the waterfall running ... assuming that I'm able to get the ball valve lubed so it will close all the way (and open and close later!). Happy ponding, PL! We'll expect more pics later on of your work today. :razz:
     
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    I have the main pond running, unreal how well it has cleared with just one day of running, can now see the far side again. love love love my bog

    Still need to finish my re-plumb of the deck pond so I can get the stream running. Digging in a 1 inch line to go up the slope and feed the pond, the pump has a 1 inch port. That way we can use the 2 inch buried pipe for more electric camera feed. The stream ponds are getting algae growth, but to be expected stagnate water that is warming up nicely.

    During my 5 mile walk, snow, snow pellets, snow , wind. It was beautiful!
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Snow here today w/ big fat flakes falling and is starting to stick. 38F. Don't think it will be around for long tho.
     

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    Yesterday a.m. temp was 30, NW winds (20-30 mph) and no ice on pond. This morning it was 37 (already up to 45) and S winds (probably 20-25 mph) and there is a layer of ice. Go figure! Hoping the black goop is dry enough to start up the filter this morning, although the tube says wait something like a week before staining or painting (which I don't need to do). It's for roofs, so surely it would be waterproof in a day, right? Hoping Addy will see this and give me some guidance. :)
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    Love it, KoiGuy! Bet you got just a little more than that in MI, though. :)
     
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    EEEhhhhh...nice enough to dig dig dig?! Oh Yeah!...
     
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