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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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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 couple of hedgehog videos

We’ve still got the hedgehogs frequenting the garden, and I’ve had the camera out a couple of times to capture them.

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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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First visitor to the pond

Only a few days after filling the pond with water, we have our first proper bit of pond wildlife.

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Creating a pond – Part 5

So we come to the final task in terms of building this pond – using cobbles to add structure.

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