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The benefit of not weeding and tidying up

imageIn the courtyard by the back door



  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,286


    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,874

    You took the emoji's right out of my mouth Dove image

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  • AuntyRachAuntyRach Posts: 4,780


    My garden and I live in South Wales. 
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,877

    That's great

  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,088

    Is it a duck?

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • The_herpetologistThe_herpetologist West YorksPosts: 481

    Love a duck!!!

  • AWBAWB Posts: 421

    imageDuck not disturbed, taken when off feeding 

  • AuntyRachAuntyRach Posts: 4,780

    That's very exciting - wonder how long until they hatch? ?

    My garden and I live in South Wales. 
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 35,522

    28 days on average for mallard eggs to hatch as opposed to chicken eggs which take 21 days. I only know this as I used to hatch them in an incubator at school so my pupils could watch the whole magical process. image

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  • Ah lovely!

    Yes, they will hatch at around 28 days and then mother duck will take them to water, either a pond or stream which you hopefully have nearby. Takes about 8 weeks before they are fully fledged.

    Love the nettles & ferns BTW - my sort of garden image

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