Author Archives: David C
So it’s been a while since the last update and I thought it’d maybe be interesting to see what’s been happening.
A couple of weeks on and most of the plants have arrived and now been placed, at least temporarily, in the pond. What’s brilliant is that this has almost immediately attracted wildlife in.
Only a few days after filling the pond with water, we have our first proper bit of pond wildlife.
So we come to the final task in terms of building this pond – using cobbles to add structure.
The pond has now had a few days to settle. It pretty quickly cleared up and we could see the bottom by the second day, which is good. So today it was time to tidy all those edges up.
When I last left you, the pond had been basically shaped out, but there was plenty of spoil to move and other tasks before we could start lining the pond out.
With the basic area cleared, today it was time to get on with digging the pond. This morning my aim going into the day was to have it dug out, lined, and ready for filling, by the end of the … Continue reading
As we are currently all on lockdown, it’s harder to get out and enjoy the natural world. I hope everyone is being sensible, keeping their journeys local, avoiding travel were possible, and just getting a detailed knowledge of their local … Continue reading
It’s taken a little longer than originally anticipated to settle on a location for the pond, but after moving things around a few times we finally have our location picked out. Which means it’s time to start creating this thing.