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RE: National Weather


Donna, would a little lubricant do the same?  Perhaps some spray cooking
oil?

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Donna
Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 8:31 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] National Weather

it is to keep the gasket moist so they do not dry up
and crack over the winter.

donna

--- Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com> wrote:

> We were told to do this when we installed our pond,
> and have faithfully 
> complied with instructions yearly. I  assumed it had
> something to do 
> with (whatever mechanisms pumps have) freezing
> up...but if you have 
> experienced no problems, perhaps I was misinformed.
> What brand of pump 
> do you use?
> Cathy
> On Monday, November 8, 2004, at 06:23 PM,
> Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
> 
> > In a message dated 11/8/04 3:21:20 PM,
> cathy.c@insightbb.com writes:
> >
> > <<  If you have no living things to preserve, I
> would just drain
> > it, but if you have a pump to produce a fountain,
> waterfall, etc, you
> > will have to store it, in water, in a frost-free
> area until spring.  >>
> >
> > Cathy, we drain & cover ours each fall.  We remove
> the pump, filter, 
> > etc,
> > move them indoors but we do not keep them in
> water.  Why do you need 
> > water?
> >     Ceres
> >
> >
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