NATURAL SWIMMPOND

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The making of a natural swimm pond.

Susanne Franke
2015 Bricks that I still had laying around frame the edges of the 3 Foot wide path. Bricks, Pond, Paths, Sidewalk, Country Roads, Natural, Frame, Garden, Walkway

2015 Bricks that I still had laying around frame the edges of the 3 Foot wide path.

It's time to show what else we where up to in the summer of 2015. The beginning of our "Pump House". To keep cost to a minimum we started with pallets. the pallets are sitting on a 1 inch layer of gravel. To keep them of the ground we also set the pallets on cinder blocks. Pump House, Thing 1, Cinder Blocks, Garden Bridge, Pallets, Pond, Outdoor Structures, Natural, Summer

It's time to show what else we where up to in the summer of 2015. The beginning of our "Pump House". To keep cost to a minimum we started with pallets. the pallets are sitting on a 1 inch layer of gravel. To keep them of the ground we also set the pallets on cinder blocks.

July 2016, notice the low water level? This is one of the driest summers I ever have seen. The inside walls of the swimming zone are sticking out. Right now we have to pump the water into the plant zone with a pump so the water still gets filtered. My husband already has an idea how to fix that problem. More on that next year. Plant Zones, Stick It Out, Pond, Filters, Walls, Husband, Swimming, Natural, Plants

July 2016, notice the low water level? This is one of the driest summers I ever have seen. The inside walls of the swimming zone are sticking out. Right now we have to pump the water into the plant zone with a pump so the water still gets filtered. My husband already has an idea how to fix that problem. More on that next year.

July quickly build a dock, because we are having a party in a few days. Building A Dock, Garden Bridge, Pond, Outdoor Structures, Natural, Party, Water Pond, Receptions, Nature

July 2016, quickly build a dock, because we are having a party in a few days.

July before we could complete close in the overhang of the roof, this little tree frog moved in at night. so we will wait until he moves out again. Tree Frogs, Moving Out, Pond, Night, Natural, Animals, Animales, Water Pond, Animaux

July 2016, before we could complete close in the overhang of the roof, this little tree frog moved in at night. so we will wait until he moves out again.

July the inside. well, next year. I'm not shure yet how I want this done. Pond, Patio, Natural, Outdoor Decor, Home Decor, Homemade Home Decor, Water Pond, Yard, Terrace

July 2016, the inside.... well, next year. I'm not shure yet how I want this done.

July the middle post of the roof is just a temporary support. we will get to that soon I hope. Pond, Garage Doors, Middle, Outdoor Structures, Natural, Outdoor Decor, Home Decor, Homemade Home Decor, Water Pond

July 2016, the middle post of the roof is just a temporary support..... we will get to that soon I hope.

doors and windows are in. Not that easy because working with recycled materials, also means nothing is strait or the same size. Recycled Materials, Pond, Recycling, Outdoor Structures, Windows, Doors, Natural, Easy, Water Pond

July2016, doors and windows are in. Not that easy because working with recycled materials, also means nothing is strait or the same size.....ever. :)

July 2016, the patina after sraying the ECO WOOD TREATMENT is great. Pond, Natural, Crafts, Water Pond, Crafting, Diy Crafts, Craft, Arts And Crafts, Nature

July 2016, the patina after sraying the ECO WOOD TREATMENT is great.

July the wood is getting a natural mineral treatment. "ECO WOOD TREATMENT" is a powder and chemical free. Mix with water and spray it on. (Home Depot has this product for sale) Home Depot, Mineral, Outdoor Power Equipment, Pond, Natural, Water, Free, Gripe Water, Water Pond

July 2016, the wood is getting a natural mineral treatment. "ECO WOOD TREATMENT" is a powder and 100% chemical free. Mix with water and spray it on. You never have to do it again. (Home Depot has this product for sale)

June we have been busy. The Board & Batten came fron our local sawmill. Batten, Pond, Natural, Water Pond, Nature, Garden Ponds, Au Natural

June 2016, we have been busy. The Board & Batten came fron our local sawmill.

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