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They Do Float!

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Thanks for all the great advice on remedying my gazing-ball-free condition.  Gene's question, whether gazing balls float, reminded me that garden designer Ryan Gainey's witty garden in Atlanta had a pond with balls floating in it.  I was there with my friend Julia, who knows Ryan and adores him, about four years ago.

Posted by on June 29, 2010 at 10:53 am, in the category Uncategorized.
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6 responses to “They Do Float!”

  1. I have a friend who keeps a bunch of silver-metal, bowling ball-sized balls floating in his pool. Many an off-color joke has been made.

  2. Matti says:

    these shiny globes remind me so much of growing up in the midwest. I need to get some here in the Bay Area…SF would love them. Matti

  3. ~~Melissa says:

    I had floating balls in my pond but birds kept landing on them and slipping and drowning so I removed them. I hope you have better luck with your balls. (:-))

  4. Randy says:

    Michele,
    We have these half coconuts filled with candles. Once in a while we float them lit in out pond. Great for parties too. Need a canoe to put them out, we have that too.

  5. Gene says:

    I’m getting a gazing ball this weekend – i love it! Perfect excuse to cull out some of the water hyacinth.
    Drowning birds? So sad…

  6. Tim says:

    I do not know why any one would want to put those in their ponds. Flowers with candles, maybe. (lol)

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