Build a natural swimming pond – Conclusion

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The Last Post If you’ve followed this blog from the beginning, you’d be forgiven for thinking that I perhaps never got to finish our pond because of the brain eating amoeba.  Alas, nearly as surprising, we added a fourth girl to our lives which sent us from busy to bedlam.  (And if you haven’t read […]

Build a natural swimming pond – Pt 9

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The Day the Pond got Car Jacked! We’ve certainly had our ‘moments’ during this project. It started as an idea, became a dream and at times came close to becoming a nightmare. But three daughters asking ‘can we have a swim yet?’ has kept my determination up. Our very limited budget has needed us to innovate […]

Build a natural swimming pond – Pt 8

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Brain-eating Amoeba and Other Possibilities If you’ve followed this blog from the start (a big thanks for that), you’ll know that it has been a long series of holes being dug and then being filled again.  And the reed bed is no different, except for the fact that it is the last hole! I’ve read […]

Build a natural swimming pond – Pt 7

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Boys and Their Toys… OK – it’s been a while! But before I could continue with the latest antics of our swimming pond project, I had to take a deep breath.  Why?  Because although the overwhelming feedback for my first series of posts was positive (for which I thank you), the last post seemed to raise a […]

Build a natural swimming pond – Pt 6

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Sand, Cement, Water and One Very Irate Woman! Well, well, well – three holes in the ground. (OK – so it’s an old and tired joke).  Actually, we just have one very big hole in our yard, with a factory second fibreglass pool in it.  See? If you’ve been following my blog, you know that my dream […]