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Waterfall taking shape


Hi all, at last some sunshine and progress in the garden. Hubby has made the frame for the pond and lined it inside with pond liner. The outside will be clad with decking and have blue led lights around the edge. The good news is he dug up some of the concrete under the frame and there is soil underneath so the elaborate drainage system we had planned won’t be necessary.
The wooden support at the back of the pond frame is for the first waterfall piece to rest on. Not quite sure yet how it is all going to come together but it is moving on quite quickly now.
Also rang the electrician today so he’s coming to have a look this week and give us advice on getting power to the lights and pump.
Advice appreciated on which size pump to go for. The pond holds 65 gallons of water and the top of the waterfall is approx 5 feet from the ground. I thought a 5000 or 6000 would be ok. We’d like a nice flow of water but not Niagara Falls!

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Looking forward to photos when its done.

7 Sep, 2009


Cannot wait to see the finished waterfeature.

7 Sep, 2009


neither can I whos going to pay the water bill when you fill it?

7 Sep, 2009


Hmmmm... I didn't think about the water bill - or the electric bill - oh dear!

7 Sep, 2009


aah well Buttybabe even gardens have to suffer to look beautiful, a slightly larger bill is no real problem
well worth it Im sure

x x x

8 Sep, 2009

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