Tag Archives: Ponds

Wildlife in June – Flying High

One of the main features of the wildlife seen around the garden during June was that it was largely airborne: New generations of birds, bees, beetles, butterflies and dragonflies were on the wing, flying high and purposefully from tree to … Continue reading

Posted in birds, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Making a wildlife pond: First water …

Just like ‘First Light’ on new telescopes, except that this is for our new wildlife pond. So, drum roll please, as the first drops of water start to fill the pond: Last autumn we got rid of the 6m hexagonal … Continue reading

Posted in The home garden, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Water Lilies – The illusion of an endless whole

While we were away on holiday last week I discovered an interesting 8 acre water garden, just south of Weymouth. It is called Bennetts Water Gardens and has been developed on the site of the former Putton Brickworks. The quarries … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Out and about | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments