If you love attracting wildlife to your garden, a pond is an addition you should definitely consider. Once your pond is dug however, it’s also important to maintain it to keep a healthy habitat for frogs, newts and even bees, who need water to make honey.
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After sitting surveying the wildlife visiting the garden as part of the RSPB ‘Make Your Nature Count’ week, I decided it was about time to see what progress the troops of tadpoles were making in the pond. I was really pleased when I peered into the water to see the surface being rippled by plenty of tiny little bodies, indicating that most of them seem to have survived, and not only that, but they are becoming more frog-like by the day.
With each new day our little pond is getting ever livelier. The frog spawn became a population of tadpoles a couple of weeks ago and they’re really travelling now, straying away from the familiar edge where they began life and exploring the whole pond.