Around the Bend Strawbale House, Pond and Gardens

July 11, 2014

Thursday, July 10 — The big day

Filed under: Uncategorized — aroundthebend @ 7:55 pm

For months (well really the last couple of years) we’ve been able to drive the Cat skidsteer and the Kubota tractor and trailer down into the bottom of the pond through an opening and ramp at the east end of the pond.  Today was the day that ended…..

First we completed the drain piping (see previous post), connecting the perforated pipe to solid pipe up to ground level and beginning to bury it.

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And then the big moment of feeling like we had an actual full pond basin.. filling in the opening and forming the last wall of the pond.

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This feels like a major accomplishment.  It really feels more like a complete pond now.   For the next few days its looks like lots of bag and carpet placement.  The weather is hot so we can only do so much at a time.



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