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  • It's a funny thing is wildlife gardening. We all try to do our best for the various creatures that decide that our gardens would make a nice home. However, pretty much all gardeners I know try their best to eradicate slugs and snails and anything else that we see as detrimental to our hobby. We've always had mice in our garden and when the kids were little they were a great source of pleasure to them but I know  plenty of folk who do their utmost to get rid of them. I don't think there are many gardeners who truly just let nature get on with it and garden in a way that doesn't have an impact on wildlife. That wouldn't be gardening would it? It would be watching a field or a wood etc grow. I have a pond with loads of wildlife in it and a few goldfish. There are loads of plants, all of which are artificially introduced and managed. So my advice would be; put what you like in your pond, add whatever pumps, lights and filters you see fit, do or don't introduce fish, manage it as much or as little as you feel is necessary and, above all, call it what you like.

  • a1154a1154 Posts: 1,042

    Well said, Pottering. ?

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