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Old 07-10-2020, 04:56 PM   #11
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Beautiful!! This pond gets lovelier and lovelier. Now you just have to cover that darned liner!
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Old 07-10-2020, 05:04 PM   #12
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Beautiful!! This pond gets lovelier and lovelier. Now you just have to cover that darned liner!
Yes...that will make it much, much lovelier!

It is starting to happen.
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Finally enjoying the fruits of your labor.
So happy for you!
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Finally enjoying the fruits of your labor.
So happy for you!

Thank you.

I am loving the wildlife...and I am thrilled to now have a water lily.

I, also, love the vision I have for the entire water feature. I have grand plans...I just want to see it come to fruition.
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Plenty of work left to go.

Thanks to Jeff for the drone pics.
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Looking good. I like the shape you chose. It fits right in.
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Looking good. I like the shape you chose. It fits right in.
Thank you.

I used a flexible liner...and when I dug it, I created the deep end then had more room for the liner in the shallow end. The shape just formed naturally. That said, it looked out of place in that spot, so I decided to create the look of an outlet stream and another pool lower on the slope for it to appear to spill into.

I am doing my best to use the surrounding area to imagine where a stream and waterfall would meander.

I appreciate your comment. Nice to know I am on the right track.
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It has been wonderful to witness the toad lifecycle right in my own backyard. I love being able to visit the pond multiple times a day.

I currently have toadlets.

I was looking back to how this all started and that I was fortunate enough to witness the whole thing in snippets and photos. I searched through my photos, so I can post them as a series.
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And now, the toadlets...look how small they really are!!!
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Nice series but..... I don't think the last photo are toadlets with spots like that!
Might be baby grey tree frogs unless the color is off in the photo. OOooo I really...... like the tree frogs!
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