Today on the farm we’ll be working close with the excavator placing rock in the pond to build the “rock dock” or “rock bridge” out in the pond for a fishing platform. Just a little fun landscaping here on the farm as we get closer to wrapping things up. Finnally I’ll give you some good drone footage and an areil tour of the progress! Hope ya’ll enjoy! Want a Stoney Ridge Farmer T-shirt? Here ya go!! “I SUPPORT VETERAN FARMERS” SHIRT: $100 PICKUP SHIRT: CHECK OUT THE STONEY RIDGE FARMER AMAZON STORE (STUFF WE USE AND TRUST ON THE FARM) [More]
So, the purpose of my pond is to have a nice fishing hole, add beauty to my property, provide emergency water, provide water for gardening/orchard, and provide a source of fish protein. There are a few videos of when it was being dug last winter and it has been stocked with fathead minnows for about 10 months now. I see their babies so it supports life, but it needed significant work to support an ecosystem. It had too much clay particles suspended in it which prevents algae growth. Being silty, the pond cannot perform properly. Well, I waited and waiting [More]