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Peter Hartman
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I am not sure if there is any interest in this but I will update anyways for now.

We got a good inch of rain and this is the result: 3000 gallons (roughly)

 
Kelly Smith
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Thanks for posting both the video and the picture. Looks like you are really catching some water.

what all did you plant along the swale?

how is the pond doing?


oh, and there is interest im not sure how i missed this the first time around

 
George Meljon
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Good stuff!

What are you seeding that thing with?
 
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George Meljon wrote:Good stuff!

What are you seeding that thing with?


Turnips, clover, annual rye, and a few other things.

Here is another update.

 
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Loved the time lapse. Very amusing! Like what you are doing. Can I ask why you decided to put a small pond there? I'm just interested in how people make these decisions.
 
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Are you talking about the lower pond? That is easy, because my wife wanted a pond there haha. There are also overhead power lines there so it limited what can be planted down below. I am hoping this pond will act as a heat-sink and moderate the temperatures.
 
elle sagenev
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Peter Hartman wrote:Are you talking about the lower pond? That is easy, because my wife wanted a pond there haha. There are also overhead power lines there so it limited what can be planted down below. I am hoping this pond will act as a heat-sink and moderate the temperatures.


Ah, now you sound like my husband! lol
 
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