Spring morning in Minnesota

Winter seems really long in Minnesota. Spring seems to turn everything green overnight and the plants come back to life pretty quickly. We’re still in the middle of opening up our ponds. The upper pond filtration equipment is being redone and the koi might come out of the garage this week. The lower pond re-do…

Part 1 of a very busy weekend

We were hoping to open up our pond this weekend but real life interferes and things don’t always get delivered on time. The pond builder has been working very hard on tidying up the upper pond and the filtration equipment. We have a new container (from Polytank) for our moving bed filter and some new…

Spring is finaly here (well sort of)

I’m going out on a limb here but I’m pretty sure we have seen the last of snow.  We are still having some temperature dips to the low 30s but we have had some beautiful spring weather days.  The waterfall system has finally thawed and running as planned.  All the koi seem to be doing…