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Hi all,

We're designing our house-site on our Tennessee property. Cliff Davis from Spiral Ridge Permaculture helped us think about how to place the home so that we could use slopes and the lane/driveway for a pond south of the house. I'm interested in learning more about ponds, construction, design, that kind of thing. Do you have a favorite book or video or go-to resource? I appreciate any suggestions.
 
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Watch "Water Retention Landscapes: Presented By Zach Weiss" on YouTube
https://youtu.be/SUwX3NxZACU
 
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Great, thanks!
 
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http://forums.pondboss.com Is a very good resource with extensive archives of questions asked and answered
 
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James Whitelaw wrote:http://forums.pondboss.com Is a very good resource with extensive archives of questions asked and answered



Thanks, James! I'll check it out. I'm really enjoying the water retention youtube video, Wayne.
 
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Ben Falk designs water-enhanced food-growing landscapes: http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/who-we-are

https://www.youtube.com/user/wholesystems
 
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Tyler Ludens wrote:Ben Falk designs water-enhanced food-growing landscapes: http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/who-we-are

https://www.youtube.com/user/wholesystems



Wow, that took me down a great rabbit hole - thanks!
 
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I found a link to David Pagan Butler's youtube channel on another permie thread about natural pools. His content isn't directly related to my question, but I'm really enjoying his videos - he's a hoot!

 
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