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Re: Re: Fountain Question

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Fountain Question
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 11:12:38 -0600
  • References: <2962482.1114529139347.JavaMail.root@sniper28>

It's nice to see someone using their noggin to create the same thing they'd
fork over $$$ for.  Often with nicer results than prefab versions. Nice job.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 9:19 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Re: Fountain Question

> Mardi, I replied to your email with the following message & it was
> to me 'user unknown'
> Mardi,  nice to hear from you. The reservoir is a $5 Kmart plastic tub (I
> believe they labeled it a wood carrier) sunk into the ground toped with a
> barbecue grate and  fist size rocks (smaller ones mingled in to cover any
> bwtn rocks)  covering the grate. The water spurts up thru the rocks.  The
> pump is located down in the plastic tub and the electric cord is just
under the
> soil running under a brick sidewalk & to the house.  Very simple.  I see
> are now kits you may buy but with a sizable  $.
>     The only negative is the rocks built up a mossy covering so I soak
> in bleach water several times a season to remove it.   I have plants very
> the feature so I cannot add bleach to the tub water.   I know that it is
> ridiculous task & unnecessary by most stds however that is a part of my
> control drive. Some work to promote the mossy look.
>     Is the new home 2 yrs away or the water feature?
>         Ceres
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