2017 is not starting out auspiciously

I’ve been told it’s bad luck to name your koi – ooops, I’ve named them all and will continue to do so. Maybe we shouldn’t tempt fate by congratulating ourselves as we did just before the new year. Pond digger and I were thinking that by this time last year we had lost a few…

Winter Koi

We’ve had some pretty cold temperatures this December before Christmas. The weekend before Christmas our temperatures were down to 25 below zero. The koi have been doing well in their indoor pool, water temperature around 50. They are not eating though. I throw in a few pieces of food and one or two might eat…

Never a dull moment around the koi pond

All summer the pond digger has been sighing and commenting that he’ll have nothing to do next summer. Basically the pond digger is an over grown kid who wants to be outside as much as possible and play with power tools during the good weather months. Since I said we could not have a third…

Winter 2016-2017 Koi Land is open

The other weekend we brought our koi into the garage. The weather is a little cooler now and there are leaves everywhere…keeping the koi outdoors would have been a pain. We have a friend from college who helped us bring in the koi. While Rob does not keep koi, he was very good with our…