By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: December 11th, 2009 | 3 Comments on PONDS AND COFFEE | In: RAINWATER HARVESTING, WATER GARDENS


I have a confession to make; I use pond water to make my coffee. Ok, I’m kidding, not only would my Pond Princess (wife) kick me to the curb if I still did that, more importantly the coffee would taste funky.

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This morning I sat by my pond and drank a cup of coffee while I tossed some breakfast pellets to my lovely koi fish. I was still in my pajamas while doing this and it is not the first time nor will it be the last time I do this. Drinking coffee by my pond is one of the most relaxing things I do. Drinking coffee by my pond is greatly missed in those winter months, when I will sit by my dining room window looking out at my pond while drinking coffee, not quite as relaxing but a relished activity of mine all the same.

The next time you have the chance OR just make the chance, take the time to sit with a cup of Joe by the pond and enjoy it. Slow down for a few minutes, enjoy your koi fish, your water garden, and your waterfall with a nice hot cup of coffee, you’ll thank me.

Coffee by the pond…..c’mon what are you waiting for.

Written by Mike Gannon

Mike Gannon

The LOVEYOURPOND Blog is written by Mike Gannon of Full Service Aquatics located in Summit, NJ. Mike is an award winning pond, water garden, and water feature builder. Always “In The Pursuit Of All Things Aquatic” Mike has been a lifelong hobbyist and providing professional services since 1995. Mike is the creator of The Pond Hunter video series seen on Youtube and has made several television appearances on Networks such as HGTV and the DIY Network. He also hosts the Pond Hunter Radio Broadcast, a show on everything aquatic, every other Wednesday at 8pm EST. You can see what else Mike is up to at the following sites:

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    3 Comments on PONDS AND COFFEE

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  1. full service Says:

    on March 11, 2010 at 12:50 am

    Folgers In Your Pond

  2. Mgannon Says:

    on May 6, 2010 at 8:34 pm

    I prefer Bustelo, a bit stronger the kill the pondy flavor!

  3. Kathleen Says:

    on May 7, 2010 at 8:55 am

    What do you take in your coffee??? 1 Koi or 2?????

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