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Old 04-16-2013, 02:16 PM
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Total re-do

Ok I need a little help.
I will try to make this as short as possible.
The pics below is of a section in front of my house that has been neglected the past couple years.
We installed this little pond about 10 years ago, and it has been a pain ever since.
I want it gone and just turned into what ever. My mom would still like to have some water feature, maybe a pondless waterfall utilizing the rocks we have or utilizing the little pond. There are 6 fish in there but those can always go in the house.

Does anyone have any idea what would be possible, or what you guys would do with it if it was at your house.
The only thing that is needs to stay is that little tree, and there is an sprinkler head next to the big pond near the plywood.
Any suggestions? Or anyone have spare time and want to draw a picture to illustrate?





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Old 04-17-2013, 11:15 AM
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Since your Mom evidently likes the pond, have you considered doing whatever is necessary to enable the pond to function properly? Do you have bio-filtration in the pond? I see no evidence of any plants. Exactly what "Pains" have you experienced with this pond?
A Pondless done correctly will cost more than renovating the existing pond.
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:15 AM
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The pains include having to clean it, clean the filter, plants are expensive. I am the only one who ever takes care of it, and I dont want it. I would rather do away with it completely, and buy a decoration fountain, or something of that sort. Something simple.
The pond hasn't been drained in 2 years, so it has 2 years of junk in the bottom. The pump that is being used to move the water around is broke, so it's not filtering, the fountain that we used to filter the water broke.
I just got sick of being the only one taking care of it.

So like I said, something simple to maintain, I just want some ideas on what others would do. I'm not a landscape designer. If it was up to me, it'd be back to all grass, but my mom wont like that.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:16 AM
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The absolute lowest maintenance water feature that you could install would be a 'Bubbler', either an urn or drilled rock. You can purchase both as complete kits. Google 'rock bubbler' or 'urn bubbler' kits.
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