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.

IMG_4743 IMG_4745IMG_4765

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.

IMG_4747 IMG_4748 IMG_4749 IMG_4750 IMG_4752 IMG_4756 IMG_4761IMG_4762

 

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.

 

 

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: