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How to Build a Beautiful Backyard Pond

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I must tell you, building a pond is a great experience that you will
love for years and years, and since it is a creative endeavor, you
really can put your own signature on it. This e-book will give you the
steps to take as you plan, and many pointers along the way. Use
your imagination and try different things to make it just the way you
want it and you’ll end up with a project you’ll be proud of and a
wonderful pond to boot!
For the first three years of it’s existence, my wife and I changed and
redid areas around the pond many times trying for that certain final
“LOOK”. Once you’re there, you’ll find you’re probably not, and that
is one of the joys of the pond experience. It’s sort of like a work of
art that is never quite finished.
If you’re a nature lover, and you most likely are if you’re considering
a pond, then this is where what I call the “pond bonus” comes in.
Water plants in the pond itself, perennials and annual flowers
around the perimeter, butterflies, Hummingbirds, frogs, and spring
peepers make the whole pond area a nature wonderland!
On a personal note, since this is my initial venture into writing, I
would ask you to bear with me. I’ll try my best to keep instructions
and suggestions practical and leave out a lot of side comments and
quips that won’t add anything to your pond building experience. I’ll
tell you the way I’ve done it, the things that have worked and those
that haven’t and hopefully by the end of this e-book you will find, as
I did, that overall it was more fun than work.
Finally, I hope you enjoy the book, and that when your project is
finished, you’ll send me some pictures and comments on your
experience. If we’re able to gain enough interest and receive
enough feedback, then I would hope in the future I’ll be able to put
out a second edition of “How to Build a Beautiful Backyard Pond”
featuring pictures and stories of your experiences.
Thank You, and ENJOY!
Bob Dorrance
How To Build A Beautiful Backyard Pond
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