Category Archives: Pond and koi

On Koerner Pond: prep for leafy days ahead

It was surprisingly cool in the morning but we did breakfast al fresco with Polartec. I had thought that I might take my ‘day off’ and ready the pond for the coming winter. Not that I want that to happen, … Continue reading

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Pond Issues

We had just gotten back from the beach and I decided to keep my Sunday light and perhaps read the paper and my current read, ‘The Deptford Trilogy’ by Robertson Davies. I put a few things away outside before going … Continue reading

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Pond management and its benefits

For whatever reason, the pond is a priority. I love the look, I have always liked fish, I had tropical fish in an aquarium way back in the day, when I lived in Parma, Ohio growing up. I used to … Continue reading

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End of May at the Koerner pond

Keeping that pond clean is a big job. It seems that each time we have a major storm and the pond gets filled, literally to the brim, that I have to deal with more and more cloudiness. The good news … Continue reading

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Sunday on the patio

In my efforts to clear the pond, to render the water to a nice clarity, I did many things over the past several years, one of them being to purchase Japanese trapdoor snails. They are supposed to be able to … Continue reading

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