When those in the know warn not to site a pond near trees, their advice should be followed. Oops. Instead I get to skim the pond a couple of times a day. The koi don't seem to mind.
Soon the magnolia will be adding its petals to the mix. Really, don't do this unless you really want to be playing with your pond a couple of times a day for most of the year. (Summer brings falling bamboo leaves and in the fall the falling magnolia leaves litter the water.
The trick is to remain calm and enjoy the passing of time.
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