Tag Archives: Water

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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Snow Melted

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Last Snow We got a good rain the other night. Coupled with the warm sunny days it cleared away almost all of the rest of our snow. In a short space of time we went from fields being covered with … Continue reading

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Spotted Mermaid

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Little Mermaid in Upper Pond Today I spotted a mermaid in our upper pond. She is the arctic variety known for their early season diving in our frigid northern waters. The pond was 48°F – quite comfortable for the northern … Continue reading

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Snow Maker

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Sap House Pipe with Reducer For a bit of fun Will put a reducer on the end of the 2″ pipe that comes down from the sap house spring after it thawed on the 10th of April.

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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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Ice Island

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Isle of Ice on Upper Pond Every year it seems we have some new interesting ice formation. This summer we improved the water lines leading from the mid and high springs down to the upper pond so the flow is … Continue reading

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Sap House Spring Snowed

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Sap House Spring Covered and Snowed We only use a small part of the water that comes from the Sap House Spring up in our sugar bush. You can see in this photo that quite a bit of the water … Continue reading

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Winter Whey & Water

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Whey Line Descending This fall we moved the two lower 1,025 gallon whey tanks to the top of the whey driveway so that the delivery truck can park in one area to unload to all three tanks. Recently Will setup … Continue reading

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