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green04735
Bridgewater, ME

September 29, 2012
1:18 PM

Post #9290079

We took down our above ground 18 ft round pool and deck.I wanted to do something beside grass,I allready had the flowers around the deck part.The pool sat on blue board instead of sand for 16 years.I left the blue board there so the grass would not come up through the ground and had gravel brought in.Then I had my friend help me with some ideas.She had an old kitchen wood stove and asked if I wanted it for the garnden and I said yes,I had everything else.The only thing that is new is the fire pit,whcih we have enjoyed very much.I had the kitchen wood stove going and made a pan of biscuts in it.

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green04735
Bridgewater, ME

September 29, 2012
1:25 PM

Post #9290081

more pics,wagon is my coffee table,dh made a top for it (not shown in this ;pic)

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dahtzu
Henderson, NC
(Zone 7b)

September 29, 2012
3:11 PM

Post #9290171

Unique, Cool & comfortable. I would love it.
Delightful_Dawn
Altus, OK
(Zone 7a)

September 30, 2012
6:58 AM

Post #9290810

I love that stove!

ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

September 30, 2012
9:47 AM

Post #9290943

That old Home Comfort stove belongs in me kitchen, not out side.
green04735
Bridgewater, ME

September 30, 2012
10:28 AM

Post #9290978

It got dropped unloading off a trailer and was bend up,it smokes awful from the top plates,you would not want it in your home.I would love something like that in my home to.My grandmother had one just like that except hers had warming ovens on the top.This one has the tank on one end for hot water.I seen one the oher day and it was $1200.00
kobwebz
columbia, TN
(Zone 7a)

September 30, 2012
2:59 PM

Post #9291243

Great idea for a patio area, love it. Old stoves like that restored cost thousands of dollars, I have one I use in my mudroom for storing boots, tools etc, someday I would love to have it restored.

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green04735
Bridgewater, ME

October 1, 2012
4:24 AM

Post #9291765

Love it
donnasplace
Hudson, NC

January 18, 2013
5:02 AM

Post #9388920

all that is so unique thanks for sharing

DavidofDeLand

DavidofDeLand
DeLand, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 18, 2013
5:37 AM

Post #9388942

What a view you have! That stove idea is really fun, I would want to put a tin roof over it to keep it out of the elements its so cool. A nice comfortable and fun place you have created...

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 19, 2013
7:48 PM

Post #9390773

Nice job.
green04735
Bridgewater, ME

January 21, 2013
2:14 AM

Post #9392013

All covered in snow now,I keep looking at it when I go outside and wishing for spring

DavidofDeLand

DavidofDeLand
DeLand, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 21, 2013
4:38 AM

Post #9392051

It is so hard to imagine snow now for me. We have had a crazy warm Winter down here. The first half of January had us in the mid 80-s and things are budding out that should not be right now...

It won't be long before a true Spring for us all!
BonnieGardens
Clermont, FL
(Zone 9a)

January 21, 2013
6:46 AM

Post #9392163

The bird I call my Mr. Cardinal just swooped down for a bath in one birdbath. I only have one they will use for bathing.
I need to get a couple more the right depth like this one is. Now Mrs. Cardinal is bathing. I am going outside to work but I won't disturb their bath time. Its about 9:35 AM so they are early today. In hot weather its usually 4 o'clock when they come to bath. I think they have a clock in their little brains.

Our cows (about 8) know exactly when its time to feed and start bellowing at 5PM. Animals often outsmart humans.

Green, do you have any little fishies in your cauldron pond? Also, looks like an ideal place for water lillies.

We have had unusually warm winter so far. My brugs have bloomed constantly. Feb. may get a couple of cold snaps then I bring out the landscape blankets to cover everything i can. Firespike has been blooming since early spring. Poinsettas
are blooming also.

green04735
Bridgewater, ME

January 25, 2013
4:16 AM

Post #9396917

No I do not have any fish,its to small and I would not have any place for them in the winter

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