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bushwacker
06-17-2003, 05:32 PM
Ok, so a customer wants a medium sized pond/stream in their back yard, the spot happens to be underneath a very large poplar tree, would this cause any problems? Alot of leaves in the fall??
High maintenance? Roots be a problem?

Gracias

Grassmechanic
06-17-2003, 09:47 PM
Originally posted by bushwacker
Ok, so a customer wants a medium sized pond/stream in their back yard, the spot happens to be underneath a very large poplar tree, would this cause any problems? Alot of leaves in the fall??
High maintenance? Roots be a problem?

Gracias

All of the above.

Mike

bushwacker
06-19-2003, 08:44 PM
Probably not.?

Grassmechanic
06-19-2003, 09:01 PM
No, I would not do it.

Mike

ponderbrown
07-03-2003, 01:33 PM
Do it only if the customer understands fully that he/she will have to clean the skimmer net daily in the fall.

2nd, make sure you have a short biofall to skimmer route so that a large flow gph can occur straight to the skimmer, I'd recommend a stronger then normal pump too!

Roots are rarely a problem, owners will be probably gone or dead by them time that is a problem.

Phishook
07-03-2003, 02:48 PM
Digging through the roots could be a set back. Naturally that would hurt the tree.

The leaves? As long as they keep the skimmer clean, it will be OK. They do make other things to keep leaves out, like those black nets that would cover the whole pond.

I'd do it. Just let them know they'll have to watch it in the fall.

GLAN
07-21-2003, 12:11 AM
I would do the job.

Prefer placements that have some shade.