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I have wanted a pond forever. As a kid I would never leave my mother alone about it but she insisted it would be too much work. And now I have my very own mini (micro) pond! I had an old tub that my horse used to drink from. It's about 2,5 foot wide and a foot deep. So I moved some rhubarb and dug a hole. Two days ago I put in the plants - and a day later the place was occupied. I'm so happy - there have been frogs in the garden but they didn't really have any water. This guy/gal moved in as soon as it was there. It's not much, but it's water and it attracts life! I'm hoping to see dragonflies next!



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Congratulations!

It's a good-looking frog, at that!
 
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Ooh, pretty!  And nice frog!

What's the parsley like plant?

My planned pond isn't much bigger, but I've been slacking.  Must get back to it!
 
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Thank you! I shall pay the compliments forward to His/Her Majesty the Croaker!

Morfydd St. Clair wrote:

What's the parsley like plant?



The one with the fine leaves in the water? It is ranunculus aquatilis, white water-crowfoot (or common water-crowfoot).
 
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Sanna Heijnis wrote:Thank you! I shall pay the compliments forward to His/Her Majesty the Croaker!

Morfydd St. Clair wrote:

What's the parsley like plant?



The one with the fine leaves in the water? It is ranunculus aquatilis, white water-crowfoot (or common water-crowfoot).



Ah, thank you.  PFAF says it is very aggressive, but it's lovely.  I'll check it out when my pond is done!
 
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Morfydd St. Clair wrote:

Ah, thank you.  PFAF says it is very aggressive, but it's lovely.  I'll check it out when my pond is done!



It won't be too hard to control in a mini pond, I imagine!
 
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That looks lovely! I'm glad the frog finds your pond wonderful. Hopefully it recommends it to its other friends hahaha.
 
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