Su Di Bridge on West Lake (Hangzhou, China). The Lotus flowers in the foreground are part of the Quyuan Garden, which features more than 200 species of lotus flowers growing in five ponds. (AND NO, THIS IS NOT JAPAN.
In the summer, pond water tends to get foggy. I like to drain our small pond about filling back up with fresh water. I use the pond water to water plants.They love the fish water! Dual purpose-clean the pond and feed plants great nutrient!