"I think the big pond was maybe about 3 1/2 feet...it was deeper, but I thought it was too deep so I filled it in. The falls are maybe a foot and a half deep. Thanks for your nice comment.
Gonna build one?
"Thanks Sheri~ The real challenge will be when they need to be replaced someday. We get a lot of snowfall and rain each season. Permafrost plays a big factor too. Alaska didn't have a Home Depot or Lowe's when these were put in. LOL., now…"
Hi... Thanks for the kind words. You have some beautiful pictures. Did you take the pictures of the birds? The landscaping has been an on going process... I believe we built the pond 10 years ago, and that's basically when it all got started. It's always a work in progress, and always changing!
"Thank you Clare :)
Believe it or not, it's just organics.
Early Spring: Corn gluten (This is a pre-emergent weed control)
Early Summer: Alfalfa pellets, also used as small animal food (Slow-release Nitrogen)
"Lorraine, this is the first year we've planted tulips in a long time. We gave up on them many years ago because the squirrels would always dig up and eat the bulbs and if any did manage to grow, the deer would eat them. We got around those two…"