You guys! I got rocks today!!!!!!


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Remember me breaking ground on the backyard pond excavation? In August of 2019? That hole has just been sitting there, growing weeds and confusing deer for two years. I finally saved enough money to go order some rocks and I'm very excited! I got a pallet of medium sized boulders, a pallet of flat field stone, three caged pallets of mixed size river rocks (from about tangerine size to softball size) and a giant bag of pea gravel and a giant bag of egg rock. Today, I'm out pulling weeds and cleaning out the excavation so I can refine it. The rock should be delivered next week. Get ready for me to be on here with all kinds of questions!!!!!:D
 
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Rock on sista
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Lol me tinks someone might be a we bit excited. Congrads
 
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Wish you were closer i still have left overs and if i dont get rid of them ill be adding on again. Might be time for a bunker
 
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We are actually both excited. Doing the pond means that the liners, under and overlay, plumbing, pump and other assorted components will finally get out of the garage and basement. The husband is kind of happy about that! ;)
 
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It's just going to be me and some manageable sized rocks. Seriously y'all -- it took me this long to save up for all the components and rocks. If I had to save for the equipment, I'd have to wait even longer. I am going to try my best to make something pretty-ish and natural-ish with just my own She-Ra power. (Ha ha.) I am going to have to emphasize the pond-in-a-meadow look over the awesome national park big boulders and rushing water look. (I do love that look, though!) I'm going to start a pond build thread now!!!! :giggle: Be warned: I just pulled weeds from the excavation yesterday and my elbow and arm hurt like a you-know-what. I will either emerge out of this looking ripped and amazing -- or I'll be headed to physical therapy! :ROFLMAO:
 
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It's going to be great. Pond in a meadow look is very attractive. Some builds end up with too many big rocks sticking up out of the water and it just doesn't look right.
 
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Look at the pond build thread we all started recently. In it is the post of different types of edging . Some require next to no rock at all . You could always build up an edge 6 inches higher then water level and make like a beach entrance or plant it heavily stake the rubber down with tent stakes or similar and bury it. Drift wood is also a great edging
 

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if you have a tractor mower, maybe you can rig up a travois to help move them. I mean, you'll be standing by the side of the road through multiple seasons, just waiting, if you're going to take up CW's offer. And you know he'd putz along the way, wondering if there were faster or more scenic routes to get to you, adding at least another 100 pages to HIS build...

:):)
 
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if you have a tractor mower, maybe you can rig up a travois to help move them. I mean, you'll be standing by the side of the road through multiple seasons, just waiting, if you're going to take up CW's offer. And you know he'd putz along the way, wondering if there were faster or more scenic routes to get to you, adding at least another 100 pages to HIS build...

:):)
I am very certain I am more putzy and particular than CW! My build will be long, too! Wait - it's already taken 2 years! :LOL:
 
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I am very certain I am more putzy and particular than CW! My build will be long, too! Wait - it's already taken 2 years! :LOL:
ah, yeah, but have you SEEN how many pages CW has???? You're going to have to go some to break into HIS league, dontchaknow??? :rolleyes:

Plus, he's a guy; you're going to get a lot more grace, methinks! And that's good; will prod CW to at least TRY and be done before YOU!! heh heh
 
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