Tag Archives: Pond

Sap House Spring

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Sap House Spring One of the big factors in picking the land for our farm was water. I wanted to be at the top of the water shed so I was not receiving pollution from some source further up and … Continue reading

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Kayak Fun

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Will and Kimsa Kayaking on Upper Pond Life is not all hard work on the farm. Our upper pond is a great place to cool off and play. The reservoir is our storage basin to make sure we can get … Continue reading

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Moon Between Trees

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Moon Between Trees As we were having the first bonfire cookout of the season the moon rose over the south field as seen here through the trees. The view might be a little confusing… Hints: I’m not using any special … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Fountain

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Upper Pond in Rain with Fountain (Click picture for larger version) The fountain, or the rain, is a bit redundant today. We have both. This is the upper pond which we put in eight years ago when we built our … Continue reading

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Ice Out Contest 2013

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Upper Pond Iced Over The 2″ water line from the sap house spring flash froze earlier this winter. You can just see it in the snow there coming down between the rocks on the other side of the upper pond. … Continue reading

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Open Water on Ice

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Middle Spring Ice Hole Upper Pond I had written the other week about the strong flow from the new 2″ pipe from the sap house spring keeping the upper pond significantly ice free. Since then we had that deep freeze … Continue reading

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First Ice 2012

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First Ice on Upper Pond It has gotten cold enough that we finally have ice on the pond. Not enough for skating. This is a little late to get first ice. Not that we mind as we’ve been enjoying all … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Full

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Upper Pond Full – Click to Expand to Larger View This summer we replaced some of the pipes that bring water from the springs so now we have more capacity to bring water to the upper pond where it is … Continue reading

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Fisher Dog

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Sirus Reflecting on Fish When the dog’s aren’t guarding the livestock, herding the pigs or keeping the predators at bay they like to relax by fishing in the upper pond. The fish are in no danger despite the vigorous leaps … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Mud Ridges

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Ridges in Mud Here’s a little puzzler. What is causing those ridges? This is a photo of the upper pond. If you need them, here are two hints. Hover your cursor over the Hints to see them if you need … Continue reading

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