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Water Features & Pond Opening

Today Matt Niemic talked about different water features, bases that are used, pump sizes and plumbing the water features. There were many different water features on display to see.

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00April 20th, 2013|Club Events|

March 2013 Blackwater Creek Koi Farm

While in Florida for the Central Florida Koi Show, Ervin Daniels made arrangements for our small group of MKPC members to tour the grounds of the Blackwater Creek Koi Farm located near Orlando. We learned that Blackwater Creek also has a second farm up near Tallahasee.

The day was grey with light rain but that didn’t […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00March 1st, 2013|Member Trips|

March 2013 Central Florida Koi Show

One of the largest Koi Shows on the east coast was held in Orlando on March 8-10, 2013 with 6 members of the MKPC enjoying all it had to offer.  The International Palms Hotel was the venue for the show and the awards banquet on Saturday night.  Plenty of vendors, from koi dealers and breeders […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00March 1st, 2013|Member Trips|

February 2013 San Diego Koi Show

It really doesn’t take long to get used to this winter weather in southern California.  On average daytime mid 60’s and mid to low 50’s at night.

The Koi show is held annually at the Del Mar Fair Grounds located off of I-5 just north of San Diego and fifteen miles south of our house.   Sue and I […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00February 1st, 2013|Member Trips|

2012 Pond Closing at Grassroots Nursery

The meeting at Grassroots Nursery was a discussion that provided information that will be of help in closing ponds for the winter.  Scott Bates had a lot of energy and a lot of knowledge and used a down to earth approach for things you can do with little cost to you to prepare you koi, […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00September 15th, 2012|Club Events|

2012 Mini Pond Tour & Landscaping

The Mini Pond Tour was very enjoyable.  Thanks to Fred Mitschke for finding 3 great ponds.  Teri and I had never seen Christa Zugg’s pond or met her although we had heard about her place, and her home was the first stop.  These 3 ponds were worth the drive!  Many members from Metro Detroit Pond […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00August 18th, 2012|MKPC Pond Tour|

July 2012 Chicago Koi Show

Quite a few from our Club drove to Darrien, Illinois for the 2012 MKPS Koi Show which is known as the Chicago Show.  Here are just a few pictures that I took.  MKPC members chose a beautiful Kujacku to award our Friendship Stone.  This Kujacku is owned by Charles Phelps of Kentucky.  Mary and Terry […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00July 1st, 2012|Member Trips|