Category Archives: Water Garden

REAL Renovations: watergarden project

The three water gardens we put in a few years ago are doing really well. In the one that is lower to the ground, we have frogs and toads using it and singing happily on various nights. The little minnow-type … Continue reading

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There is never enough time…

I really prefer to be ahead of the posting game on this blog where I have at least a few posts written and ready to go. But the past few weeks I seem to be running behind and always chasing … Continue reading

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Blooming right now: Waterlily

It has been fun watching our two water gardens throughout the winter. One of them was bathed in sunlight through the whole winter and the mosquito fish were active on warm days. That water garden had lily pads all winter … Continue reading

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WHAT! 20F this morning

Our handy little indoor weather station told me that it was 20F outside this morning. That’s cold! I was shocked to see how thick the ice was on the top of one of the water gardens. The ice was at … Continue reading

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Back in a few days…

Until then. Here are some photos to enjoy. We have 2 pink water lilies in one water garden and 2 yellow in the other. We have added some little minnows to eat the mosquito larvae when they develop. Sincerely, Emily

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Starting a water garden (or two)

With our little commune of toads under the air conditioning slab I have really wanted to add a constant water source for them large enough for breeding. Toads are so good to have around in the garden that I really … Continue reading

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