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  • JodeJayJodeJay Posts: 73
    It's incredible how the wildlife know about ponds. I'm sure there must be a secret newspaper vacancy site for them somewhere lol. I guess the old saying ' build it and they will come' is very true image Ive just spotted a frog hiding in mine but he's very camera shy!
  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 5,552

    Lovely pond Fishy, still hankering after one myslef. 

    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 16,388

    Lovely, but I still think thats my snail image I love the stone gnome, and those Euphorbias are gorgous.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Fishy65Fishy65 Posts: 2,253

    What wonderful people there are on this site image Thank you all.

    Gemma - I hope to plant some water forget-me-nots and brooklime in the gravel but no tadpoles this year I think.

    JodeJay - I think word does get around yes, even though there's no permanent amphibians yet there's loads of water insects/invertebrates.

    Yviestevie - go for it, I used to have a pond donkey's years ago and this is the first one since then. I only wish I'd dug one out sooner, you won't regret it.

    Lyn - I do believe you introduced water snails into our pond, albeit inadvertently via your plants. Love them though. The Euphorbias I'm told are the wild ones, wood spurge euphorbia amygdaloides.

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