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Water Fountains and Ponds

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Water fountains and ponds are welcome features of lawns, gardens, courtyards, and businesses. They attract beneficial insects and birds at the same time that they delight the ear and eye of the beholder with their refreshing play of light and sound. Typical contributions include questions about building materials and methods; environmental impact; maintenance schedules; and most likely problems, costs and benefits.
How Fish Get Into New PondsThere are birds such as cranes that fly from one pond to another. They could carry fish eggs on their feet and legs, or beak. This way new ponds get fish without being stocked. Also, if there is a ditch coming from another pond or creek the fish can travel this way. Here …
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Retrieve Eggs or Leave Them Please be advised - ANY INCUBATED WATERFOWL EGGS THAT ARE HATCHED BY A HUMAN THE WATERFOWL CAN NOT SWIM FOR MONTHS. YOU CAN NOT PUT THEM IN A BATHTUB OR POND AND LEAVE THEM - THEY WILL DROWN! Yes, you can retrieve the eggs, but you must incubate them or put them under…
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Answer: The terms suction and discharge are the terms refer to hydraulics. In hydraulics if the the liquid has to be lifted or pumped to the usage area the hydraulic pump will be used . This pump will have to functions that is first suction to lift the fluid and the discharge or delivery . The famil…
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Bees are actually excellent for pollinating your plants, but if they have been pests then you are going to have to do something about it. Bees are not like hornets or wasps and seldom attack or sting a person. If agitated they will sting. Check out the plants you have around your pond and if you hav…
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In-ground Pump in Large Kio Pond with Waterfall It should work OK. The only thing you may have to do is put a valve on the outlet side to decrease the water flow rate if your pump is too strong. You will need a high head pool pump with a non return valve.
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It depends. If you want to clear your water of suspended particulates, filter the water with activated charcoal . If you want to clear your pond of algae, you have to balance circulation, oxygenation, temperature, exposure to sunlight, plants, fish and other animals, and feed so that the conditions …
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Answer Be sure they are bees first and not wasps. Bees are fat with either black/brown strips on a yellow/orange body. Wasps are long, slender and different shades such as soft yellow to medium yellow, amber colored or black and brown. Bees seldom sting unless you hit them or sit on one. They usu…
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Building a pond w/ liner go bother with aquascapes.com kits, the cheapest and the worst looking for the price. If you need help with the amount of stone you need to order i can help has will. I have been building these ponds for 8 years.
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Start of by scooping out as much as possible hen take care that you don't overfeed the fish as this will keep it going. as for actually killing it without killing the fish I don't know. If the fish pond isn't too big try replacing a large proportion of the water. Get some fish that like to eat that …
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I have worked around a saltwater pool for years a variety of plants grow near it. They are all down hill from it so they cop the brunt of the salt water and overflow during rain and it has done them no harm at all. I think it makes practically no difference to any plants. There is only a very small …
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Algae in Birdbath Rinse it every other day or put in a circulating pump. The pump will only reduce, not rid, the bath of algae. More tips from FAQ Farmers: I rinse my bird bath at least four times a week. Scrub the bird bath with a stiff bristle brush, change the water, and repeat as necessary…
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Answer Copper sulphate is used in the control of algae. Whether dacaying pennies is enough to control the growth on an unknown volume of pond or birdbath is uncertain. Why don't you get two birdbaths, put pennies in one and nothing in the other and see if it works? But, be careful with your resul…
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Treat your pets with frountline or advantage,they seem to work the best. Spray your carpets and furniture with an aerosol that contains a IGR (insect growth regulator). This type of spray will kill the adult fleas and also prevent the flea larvae from developing. Any other sprays are a waste of mone…
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Water fountains that produce two streams of water allows the customer to drink more water with less air, therefore less burping. Also with two streams there is less spraying.
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Feed them! Seriously though if you feed the females they will bring back their ducklings to your feeding station (pond) within a few hours of hatching. Grain is preferable. I started feeding one injured Mallard seven years ago, he brought his friends and now my winter count is 93... You have been w…
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Luther Haws in 1906, Berkeley, California. This is the drinking fountain. Water fountains have been around for millennia, and we have no idea who did it first.
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A good filtration system is the first step. You don't have to spend a lot of money, although you can and this could include UV. But, it doesn't have to. One of the best filtration systems around is one designed by the Japanese. It uses a pump and a shallow area containing aquatic plants with a scree…
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You can prevent frogs from reproducing by introducing carnivorous insects (waterbeetles) are large fish. They will get rid of all the larva. The only way to lose the adults is either killing them or remove them and let them go at least a couple of miles away. If you release them in the neighbourhood…
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to support tourism and also to show the roman baroque art of the time which Nicholas Savas the builder had dreamed to make. Nick Savas employed his signature technique known as "battered" in this development.
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Soft soil often indicates sandy or loam types of soil. It also indicates structurally weak soils, so you do not want to have any slopes steeper than one foot of rise to three feet of run ( horizontal distance ) . If you are interested in a seal that will last a few centuries, you will want to blen…
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Answer people put them there or there is a tempoary streem that only apears during hard rain
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Carp is entirly edible and some say it is very good as long as you gut it properly, in Canada and most of usa you can take home carp. in north America i don't even think there is a quota... but check
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Firstly you need the styrofarm to have four parts. A large Base- Medium Middle - a small top - a main centre peice. Then Stcik these all together. TADAR
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To look after a pond snail you keep them in water like a fish tank that's where i keep mine don't let them anywhere near blood worms as they eat them blood worms Cary on your clothe so don't look after blood worms xxx hope u enjoy urself bbz xxxx
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The difference between a pond and a lake isn't just in their overal size. Lakes have what we call "thermoclines". A thermocline is a what separates the top and bottom of a lake. It involves a rapid change in temperature between to layers. (sometimes things lakes have the word pond in their name so d…
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Never pour bleach into a swimming pool unless you are closing it for the winter. Usually the bleach will kill most things that try to grow in it during it's closed state, however, bleach will literally bleach a nice blue vinyl liner light-blue and eventually weaken the liner. The regular "chlorine" …
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yes the ponds acne expert facial foam helps cure acne but i live in the UK and don't know were to buy this product i saw this product and thought i would try this wish i bought some more when this was in stock
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POND is described as a shallow, man-made basin to hold water/wastewater and exposed completely to sun light.
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The main advantage of water is that it is the source of life for all plants and animals. The downside is that too much water can be incredibly destructive.
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Please someone tell me what is a water form for my project?
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Answer you can put any type of fresh water fish in a pond...that includes goldfish. Answer Be sure to know how hot/cold your water gets in the summer/winter and what temperature range your fish of choice can withstand. Know what they eat, are there predators in your neighborhood and provide…
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Answer i would say over a million gal,s Answer Area = pi x r2 Volume = area x height 1cubic foot = 7.48 gallons Area = 3.14 x (12.5')(12.5') = 490.6 sq.ft. Volume = 490.6 x 56 = 27475 cuft = 205,513 gallons
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Water is rather unique among substances. It increases its density with cooling until it reaches 4oC (Above freezing) at that time getting cooler lowers its density. As a consequence the coldest water floats on top of the above freezing point water. The ice (when it forms) is even less dense and floa…
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There are many species of lotus flowers. Most have 20 to 50 petals total. The majority of them are also very colorful, and the petals are open so wide that their seed cores are exposed.
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The main way to determine what the depth of a pond near your house is to measure it. This can be done with common measuring tools like a yardstick, or it can be done with items that sink tied to strings that can be marked.
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The key to a healthy pond is keeping the water clear and ensuring that plants do not take over. If you have the right balance of plants and oxygen, you will encourage wildlife and your aquatic plants will thrive.
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Answer I have had many garden ponds over the years with no wasp problem at all. However, after moving to a new neighborhood just north east of Toronto, we have been inundated with wasps coming for the water. We can only feed the fish late in the evening when the wasps retreat for the night. Durin…
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I am not familiar with pebble tech so I looked it up on their web page. If you were using cement I would caution you about the lye leaching into the water and the consequent change in ph. To take that concept forward, I would question if there is any potential for the chemistry in the pebble process…
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Algae is like a plant but it does not have roots stems or leaves because it lives in water.
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Register as a business in your state, which may be a simple as registering with the county as a 'doing business as'. In some states you might have to get bonded or licensed to work in the construction industry. Get insurance! Advertise! There are a few great guides online that can help anyone start…
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Answer You can always buy tadpoles and a pet store, and put them in your pond. I am sure that it will also happen naturally. "Build a pond and they will come," or something like that. If there are frogs in your neighborhood they will find your pond. I would suggest, though, that you do not tur…
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Answer get some pond plants, get rid of algae and decaying plant / animals in pond The amount of oxygen in pond water is, in part, a function of the temperature of the water. Hot water holds less oxygen than cold water. So shading the water to reduce the temperature is one way to increase the …
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It Really Depends What Pond You Are Swimming In, Because Some Ponds Has Harmful Animals and some ponds can be Dirty and Have Certain Bacteria and also some Ponds are very deep So I'm suggesting That It's not Really Safe For You To swim unless your are a professional and know what you doing
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State requirements vary. For example, in AZ, the contract price must be under 750 dollars. You must obtain any necessary permits and know the law to avoid the loss of this exemption. Florida requires a contractors license. The only license close to fitting requirements for handyman is a general con…
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The lotus flower grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. Untouched by the impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind. The lotus flower represents long life, healt…
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at least 1500 watts,1horse power is 746 watts, therefore 1/2 horsepower is 373 watts. But the answer will depend on the %age efficiency of the motor in the pump. Assuming an efficiency of 50% 746 watts would be an appropriate answer.
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A lake is a large body of water surrounded by land, while a pond is a small body of still water.
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There is solid water, like ice, liquid water, like rain, and gas, like steam.
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Answer It is 7.83 gallons per inch. .785x4x4x1=12.56 cubic feet. 12.56 cubic feet x 7.48 gallons per cubic foot=93.9 gallons per foot 93.9 gallons per foot / 12 inches per foot =7.83 gallons per inch.
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Water I comes from everywhere, because the water cycle enables water to move everywhere by the processes of evaporation, precipitation, sublimation, condensation and flow. More Water-- Originally almost all the water on earth came from comets, and comets still contribute water to the earth e…
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There is no sequel to the 1981 drama starring Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn. They usually don't make sequels to drama movies.
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Answer It depends on the location. The National Weather Service (NOAA Technical Report NWS 33) has data from all over the U.S. on pan evaporation and free water surface evaporation. The Western Regional Climate Center has data on the Western states. Take the evaporation number for your area in f…
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depends on te outside heat,! usually 1 gal per hr when its 100 deg,
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Some fish will. It depends which species of fish they are.
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Take a bottle like a small size
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A plecostomus will not do well in water temps under 70 degrees and will die in water temps below 60 degrees.I would recommend 3 options:1) don't get a Plecostomus2) get one and also get heaters to keep the water temp above 60 in the winter.3) get one, and plan on only having it in your pond when wat…
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This is how i would do it:1 get a permit2 dig a hold3 cement it4 wait for the cement to get hard5 put sand in6 put plants in7 put filter and heater8 add water9 inspect it and add all decorations10 add fish
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Answer lay 6 mil plastic down, or dump bags of clay in and spread it , Additional Info. To waterproof a pond you must create some way to keep the water inside your hole. To continue what was suggested above, you can use clay that will expand when exposed to water and form a somewhat waterpr…
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if it is a cosmetic pond put your fish in an aquarium and drain your pump so it doesn't freeze and break drain your pond
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they eat tiny insects that land on the surface of the water and algae
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lily pads
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aprox 400 gal i have a 4 ft dia tank that's 6 ft long it holds 200 gal
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there are 1.0000 kg in 1 cubic meter I do not know why, but i searched that up on a unit converter.It depends what you are reffering to; for example 1 m3 meter of water =1,000 kg = 1 metric ton
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a lotus is pinkish in colour.
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Versailles Palace Water Fountains DisplaysGrandes Eaux Musicales: Saturdays, Sundays and some feast days: 1100-1200, 1530-1730.Grandes eaux Nocturnes: finished for this year; most Saturdays in July and August, 2130 to 2330.
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You should really get a algae eater. Some of the alge killers are harmful to the fish.it really depends on what type of algae. if its green water algae then use and algicide which you can purchase from aquariums. if it's filament algae then get some snail or algae eating fish. the quickest solution …
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Tip: Winter Water Lily Care I've had a Hardy Water Lily for 11 years, I never remove it for the winter but, I do keep my pump running and I have a stock pond heater that I put in for the winter. However, we have had to take it out and divide it due to the size.
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1 litre = 1,000 cu cm; 1 m = 100 cm; 1 cu m = 1 m x 1 m x 1 m = 100 cm x 100 cm x 100 cm = 1,000,000 cu cm; → 1,000,000 cu cm ÷ 1,000 cu cm = 1,000 litres. → 1,000 litres in a cubic metre.
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erosion occurs or it is man-madeWater gathers at the lowest point.
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1 pint = 2 cups1 cup = 0.5 pint
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Answer the formula is length x width x height to give you the volume of your tank now convert into cubic feet if it isn't and multiply by 6.239 (it's the amount 1 cubic foot will hold) this will give you your answer. Hope it helps Karp The number is actually 7.48
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a pond
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The presence of phospholipids in the lipid bilayer accounts for the relative impermeability of membranes to water-soluble molecules. Phospholipids are types of lipids that are made up of components that include two fatty acids, a polar molecules, glycerol, and phosphate groups.
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In most cases we are able to reduce the pollution to ponds by cutting back on the amount of pesticides and fertilizers we use. These sink into the ground and over time become run off which collects in the ponds, making them unlivable for organisms.
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man-made waterway: canal, aqueduct, lock system
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Mainly it is to dry and the people are lacking money everyday to buy water. Also it is quiet exspensive for some to grow plants, to some it is a dream.ALSO climate is the mainly problem that faced such that led 2 poor production
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If input flow (inflow) to a water holding area is greater than output flow (outflow), the amount of water held in that area will increase. The water level will rise because more is coming in than is going out. As water level rises, outflow may increase. Or it may not. There are variables. But in th…
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A pond is a smaller Lake.
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My koi pond is black, with stone sides. . .to me this makes the fish very visible I would google image "koi pond" to get a better idea. At koi shows they are displayed in blue tubs. Web sites that have koi for sale show all their koi on blue backgrounds. Some koi have black in them and some are co…
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Answer I believe it is called an aqueduct.
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water is nesseryit cleans the faceremove oil from facefreshs our mindhelps in circulations of blood
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Oceans, lakes, streams, seas, ponds and rivers
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No, water does not smell. Answer Water itself has no odor, but sometimes the other things IN the water do, such as algae or bacteria, or even soil can have an odor when it is wet with water. ANSWER: The qualifications of water is odorless, colorless and tasteless. So no.
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Allowing for a limited amount of sleep and time out for a few meals to sustain your energy level, this highly enthusiastic agenda can possibly be completed in a week. It would not be a pleasant or informative holiday, and would be akin to reading the first and last chapters of a good novel. You can …
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If one starts with 448 cubic feet of material and combines something with it that results in the additive being in a 20 ppm concentration (by volume), then we can find the volume of added material. It will be 448 cu ft times 20/1,000,000ths. That translates into a volume of 15.48 cubic inches of add…
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Firstly, there is not such a thing as cubic litres. Litres are decimetres cubed. They are a measure of volume, i.e. the space something occupies.As the name suggests, it revolves around the idea of a cube. The formula for a cuboid is length by width by height, i.e. 3 dimensional. That is what gives …
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A tailings pond is a pond that toxic waste and chemicals that are used during mining are stored. It is a huge pond with plastic surrounding it so that the toxicness can not escape
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buy them from a shop thats all i know =)
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South Carolina--Langley's Pond between Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA off the Jefferson Davis Hwy (US 1 and US 78) also known as the Aiken-Augusta Hwy
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Bryophytes are the simplest of plants . They are non-vascular plants that include mosses, liverworts, & hornworts.
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The full drum. Answer It depends a drum a quarter full is almost impossible to roll but a drum that is completely full will although heavier roll easier.
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Construct a shed around it and push insulation material (Get it from Home Depot or the like) in between the 2 x 4's. Do not wrap insulation material of any kind around the pump because it needs to "breath". You could wrap insulation around parts of it but do not block its ventilation area. If you li…
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Designing a small garden takes some thought. You have to choose flowers and plants that will grow in your zone and work well with available light and soil. Some of the best ideas for small garden designs center around a theme. A theme can be anything from butterflies to creating a space for medita…
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