Category Archives: Wildlife Pond

A garden kingfisher

Sadly no photo to accompany this as it was over in seconds, but I was delighted to see a kingfisher in the garden today.

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Growing blackbirds and more ice

If you have a garden, a yard with a few pots, or even just a window box, you will be familiar with the “I didn’t plant that” sensation. Today I had an interesting variation on that, in a pot with … Continue reading

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On thin ice

I apologise for continuing to post these quick, single image posts of a frozen or thawing pond. But it’s my blog, and I find the variation in the patterns fascinating!

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Meltwaters

It has taken less than 24 hours for the ice that covered the garden pond to dwindle to a thin floating pane.

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Ice magic

A few days ago, I made a brief post noting that there was a couple of centimetre thick layer of ice across the pond. Since then, there’s been a minor thaw, followed by a re-freeze, which has created some really … Continue reading

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On frozen pond

I wondered with the cold weather how my pond was doing…

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A garden update

It’s been a while since I last posted, so I thought it was worth a quick look at some of the animals that have been frequenting the garden the past couple of months.

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Frog city

Last week I added a few new plants to the pond. I’ve been doing this on and off over the spring/summer since completing work.

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A pond update

So it’s been a while since the last update and I thought it’d maybe be interesting to see what’s been happening.

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The wildlife pond acquires plants, and wildlife!

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.

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