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Hi all, latest update – the frame is almost finished with the addition of eight led lights around the edges and a narrow piece of decking on top to hide the liner. I added two more plants – phlox subulata ‘Candy Stripes’ and armeria maritima both of which have pink flowers from spring to autumn. I keep forgetting about the bulbs I planted – I hope they have room to grow.
Hubby bought another three led lights which can go under water so one is in the pond and the other two on the waterfall. I’m not sure about them yet but you can add coloured filters in pink, yellow, green and blue so with some experimentation I expect they will be ok.

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It looks nice lit up in the night :o)

26 Sep, 2009


Great atmoshere you have created there Buttybabe

26 Sep, 2009


Your pond looks really good and you must be really pleased with all hubby`s hard work.With the lights you can also admire it at night,very relaxing........

26 Sep, 2009


That looks superb Bb, I have been folowing the progress of your pond and it looks as though you are almost done.

26 Sep, 2009


Thanks all for your kind comments. I fear there is still a long way to go though - still waiting for the electrican and haven't thought about filling in the side of the waterfall yet. I have to admit though hubby has done a good job and in record time so I mustn't complain too much!

26 Sep, 2009


He should be proud of himself, he's made a really good job of your pond, and the planting looks great. I'm sure there will be enough room for the bulbs as the other plants will be much later to grow up than the bulbs. It has enhanced your garden. If there is enough space at the back of the pond, maybe a climber would help to hide the side of the waterfall. I still think you should add some Canadian pondweed to help keep the water healthy. In any case it will almost certainly go through the green soup stage but oxygenating plants can minimize that.
You must be so pleased with it.

27 Sep, 2009

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