Category Archives: Pond

Happy 4th birthday pond

Happy 4th Birthday pond! It’s four years ago today that we started filling the pond… it’s become well established since then:

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D,E,F – Damselfly, Eft and flowers

Whilst working on stage 2 of the testudarium today I had plenty of ime to look out for interesting things in the garden. The first things I spotted was the first damselfly of the year. This is a Large Red … Continue reading

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First frog spawn of 2009

Having posted on Sunday about the lack of frog spawn I was really pleased to see a clump of frog spawn in the pond this evening. The appearance of frog spawn is later than last year (23rd February) and the … Continue reading

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Winter tidy up

I’ve not been able to spend much time in the garden recently and it was starting to show. Fortunately, a weekend at home and some good weather today meant I could get out and cross a few jobs off the … Continue reading

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Summer flowers

For the first time our native honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) has flowered: The Betony (Stachys officinalis) I planted late last year has also flowered: At the back of the pond the yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris) is also now in flower:

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