Category Archives: Ponds

Day 24 of 30 Days Wild – pond dipping

Just under a year ago we built a pond in our garden. It has many visitors that use it to drink from, but today we thought we would find out what lived in the pond. Sadly no tadpoles yet, but … Continue reading

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Sub Zero

With the ‘Beast from the East’ in full swing, and temperatures hitting well below 0, the garden is packed with birds looking for shelter and a easy meal. Looking out over the garden I can see 5 robins forgetting to … Continue reading

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Pond and other stuff

Over the summer holidays my family built a pond in the corner of the front garden. After replacing a wall with a hazel hedge together with a few hawthorn and honeysuckle last year, we hoped that this would encourage more … Continue reading

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Cumnor Pond inauguration

Yesterday I attended the inauguration of Cumnor Village pond by Philip Pullman. I pass Cumnor pond every day while on the school bus and love to visit there whenever I can. The pond has recently had plenty of work and … Continue reading

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Bird Advent Calendar – Day 6

For Day 6 of my count down to Christmas is a common waterbird that you can see at nearly all ponds or lakes – the Moorhen. Moorhens have a blackish plumage with a red and yellow beak and rough skin … Continue reading

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