Category Archives: Pond

Tadpole update 6 – final froglets numbers

We released our first froglet on the 5th May and over the last few weeks we’ve been releasing froglets on a daily basis. Sometimes we’ve released froglets in the morning and the evening as they’ve been developing so quickly. I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy 3rd birthday pond!

Today is the third birthday for our pond. It seems amazing that it was three years ago today that we first turned on the tap and filled the pond. I’m still stunned at the impact the pond has had on … Continue reading

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Emperor's visit

Whilst having lunch next to the pond we noticed this fantastic Emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator). The dragonfly was next to its nymphal exuviae so had obviously climbed out of our pond. I also noticed this horse-fly (Tabanus sp.). The larvae … Continue reading

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More beautiful summer blooms

For Christmas V bought me some native roses and I’ve been really pleased to see that the plants have done so well in just their first year. Almost all of the plants have flowered and the scent has been great. … Continue reading

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Water-crowfoot in flower

The water-crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatilis) has done really well in the pond this year. The plants have expanded considerably across the surface and produced a wonderful carpet of flowers.

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