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Old 10-11-2011, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by JDiepstra View Post
Hi guys. I'm trying to learn as much as I can about small homeowner ponds right now. Not because I am interested in installing them, but because I just put one in at my house, and want it to be as "good" as possible. Can you give me your thoughts on what is wrong with this pond. Go easy on me cause I'm just a guy who maintains lawns and landscaping. Thanks.
This is an example of a failed pond/waterfall attempt. Done by the home owner.

This is my proposal to fix it.

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Old 10-13-2011, 12:31 AM
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By watching this types of jobs and the ones where time and effort were put into I have learned so much about ponds even tough I have build just a few.
One of the mistakes I see often is people think a pond has to have a major water fall the tallest the better, even on the proposal picture (no offense) I see it out of scale for such small area, we all want a japanese maple this days they are nice and beautiful and go pretty good next to water but not on all sites, MMHO
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:11 AM
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The home owner did a better job than the hack job. I can't be leave he didn't even try to hide the liner and box
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