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Re: birds/ponds

Donna, is right.  They require a little work here and there, but it's  *fun* 
The pond is really not a hassle, but definitely a GIANT DISTRACTION.   I find 
that I get distracted when I'm supposed to be weeding another gardening  
area, and I have to walk past the pond to get something out of the shed ...  
forget about it -- 15 minutes easy wasted while I'm gazing at the pond, watching  
the fish do their *fishy* things.  
I was late to work this morning because I was watching the pond.  The  fish 
were spawning like CRAZY!  It was the most activity that I've ever  seen from 
these fish.  They were swimming so fast around the pond and  smacking each 
other around like crazy.  

Long  Island, NY
Zone 6/7

In a message dated 5/11/2005 10:49:46  A.M. Eastern Standard Time, 
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

Not  really Kitty... much less time then lets say a perennial bed would on  a
weekly basis or season for that matter. IMHO, they require a bunch of  time
and effort when building, a day in the spring and fall, and every so  many
years a real effort.... the rest of the time they are maintenance  free...
like you don't have to water them! <lol>

The up side  is a tranquil setting that can help reduce the stress the of  the


> > Pam....no such thing as  no room for a pond.
> But I would say there may be no time for a  pond.  From all the
> descriptions,
> they seem like a big  hassle.
>  Kitty

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