How Does Your Garden Grow - Pond Life
Whilst Mammasaurus is still enjoying the delights of Sicily, Charly over at PODcastdove is hosting How Does Your Garden Grow this week.
We have a wonderful village pond here, it used to be more wonderful, more full of ducks and other birdy creatures but they (the council, not the ducks!) sucked the water out a few years ago and replanted it out and somehow the ducks went and I've not seen them in a while. I hope it has nothing to do with duck being on the menu in the pub on the pond!
Anyhoo, it is still beautiful despite the loss of some of the wildlife, hopefully they will make a return soon but for now the island is home to some Moorhens who are super cute and make TC giggle when pop their heads out and slide down their mini ramp!
The pond is well stocked with water lilies looking like a scene from the Monet painting. A lovely, calming sight.
I did catch sight of a dragonfly, only my second this summer, his pale blue body flitting around, I tried to capture his beauty on "film" but he was too fast for me and darted around like a stone skimming on the surface of the water.
Around the pond there are Willow Trees and the largest Umbrella Tree I have ever seen, along with the Reeds and a few flowering plants growing along the edge.
It truly is a wondrous place, space to sit around and enjoy the sights and sounds all summer long....