30 Days Wild: Day 16 Pond Dip

We've always had a pond in our garden; unfortunately, our last one split. We saved what we could in a large plastic container and earlier this year dug a new one — on a much smaller scale. This evening we spent a pleasant hour pond dipping and were excited to see life flourishing ! We've both decided we want another one — but not just yet! The memory of how much digging was required (in heavy clay) for even a small pond, hasn't quite been forgotten!



Sorry about the quality of the photos; unsurprisingly, my subjects were underwater and I do not have an underwater camera - yet :)



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