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aris
#1 Posted : Monday, July 07, 2003 10:07:33 PM
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Originally posted by rowdy

I AM LOOKING FOR INFO ABOUT BUILDING AND MAINTAINING A SWIMMING POOL USING ORGANIC METHODS(PLANT FILTRATION ETC) I HAVE READ THE ARTICLE IN THE ARCHIVES ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECITED.

THANKS
ROWDY



Okay, well, stipulated that I know NOTHING about pools, Diatomaceous Earth is used to filter them somehow -- and I know that there are two types of DE. One of them can be added to stock feed, used around plants to control soft-bodied & jointed insects, Etc. The other kind, made specifically for pools, has been chemically treated and is NOT organic -- will kill plants on contact. Eeek!
Wolfie
#2 Posted : Sunday, July 13, 2003 3:58:35 AM
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Rowdy - a book titled POOLSCAPING by Catriona Tudor Erler has a brief section on natural pools - I found the book at Lowe''s. In the back it lists a contact reference: Michael Littlewood, Ilminster; Somerset TA19OLD England telephone 011 44 1460 241847 email: michael@ecodesign.freeserve.co.uk

Apparently the pools are becoming very popular in Europe - am interested in the concept myself, did not see the article in MOTHER.
rowdy
#3 Posted : Sunday, July 13, 2003 3:58:35 AM
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I AM LOOKING FOR INFO ABOUT BUILDING AND MAINTAINING A SWIMMING POOL USING ORGANIC METHODS(PLANT FILTRATION ETC) I HAVE READ THE ARTICLE IN THE ARCHIVES ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECITED.

THANKS
ROWDY
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