A country pond

Normally we build  ponds and waterfalls for the enjoyment of our more “civilized” customers. In other words, humans.

Boulders, sand and liner

This project, however, was built less for civilized folk than it was for the wildlife that inhabited the rolling hills around this  country home built by Northfield Construction.  After finalizing the shape of the pond we covered it with a liner that is made for ponds and water features. We then had mason sand and over 60 tons of glacial boulders hauled in  to spread over the liner. As organic matter accumulates in the sand it will support plant life, which in turn will play a role in creating a healthy ecosystem within the pond itself.  The sand also helps protect the liner if the local deer decide they want to wade in a ways for a short drink.

A sandy access to the pond

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