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Photo gallery of John and Barb Bauman's swim pond and Minnesota home.
  • Swimming heaven

    <p>John and Barb Bauman, Maple Plain, Minnesota, built an elaborate pond on their acreage in 2005. It serves as a swimming pool for their three children, friends, and neighbors. The landscaping around the pond is still a work in progress.</p>

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Family fun

    <p>The Bauman family includes Reid, 10,&nbsp; John, Jaci, 8, Barb, Blaine, 5, and dog Ellie May, a springer spaniel.</p>

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Work in progress

    John and Barb Bauman had a vision for their sloping front yard, and their nursery and landscape business skills have made the project spectacular.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Hard-working waterfall

    <p>Twin pumps circulate 80,000 gallons of water through the waterfall every three to four hours. Many of the boulders came from nearby farm fields.</p>

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Cooling off

    Why travel to a commercial water park when you have a powerful waterfall like this at home? Jaci (left) and Reid enjoy the hot-weather fun on their acreage.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Mom knows best

    Barb keeps a close eye on Jaci and all the kids when they are enjoying the water. Adult supervision is important.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Project passion

    John loves to work on the landscaping and added these hydrangeas in 2004.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
  • Year-round joy

    The pond offers family entertainment year round. The family enjoy campfires near the pond in fall, and John loves to play one-on-one hockey in winter.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 25, 2012
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