My old pond sprung a leak a year or two ago, probably caused by plant roots piercing the liner. Hence no longer contains water. I would dearly love to have frogs again, and am wondering if there is a minimum size of "container" which would allow wildlife to live and thrive.


  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 2,498

    Something as small as a basin will have visiting birds and frogs.

    'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement' - Helen Keller
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 14,188

    frogs will come back even if there is no water. Any water will do. an old dustbin lid, a kitchen washing up bowl. anything 

  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 1,197

    I'm going to take your question very literally, 'which would allow wildlife to live and thrive' - though frogs may make use of the smallest containers for them to live and thrive perhaps consider restoring the pond?

    I know it is daunting but I left mine for many years when it went the same way and regret each lost years now. Having it back now makes my garden feel right again. image 



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