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Autumn prep.

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As Autumn is imminent and everything begins to turn to their pretty autumnal colours I’ve decided to put the net over the pond to prevent these falling leaves from fouling the pond water.

And finally, popped to dobbies and got this patio rose ‘snow cap’ for £3 down from £18 on the ‘reduced’ stand.

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These reduced stands are well worth looking at.

23 Sep, 2015

 

They definitely are!!

23 Sep, 2015

 

Gosh that is good Dan.

23 Sep, 2015

 

Your pond is lovely great idea I shall have to look out for one .

23 Sep, 2015

 

Thankyou! Most of the other plants looked pretty dead but within a week of buying it and giving it some fertiliser ball things it has been fine and has 6 buds on already!!

23 Sep, 2015

 

Clever. It all looks very nice Dan. You did a good job on extending the pond to this shape.

24 Sep, 2015

 

Thankyou! I can't wait till the rest of the Acers turn their colours for Autumn to see the contrasts!!

24 Sep, 2015

 

Just bought new netting and a new air pump for de icing the ponds also. I placed the fish on their cold weather food and am fattening up my frogs on on mealworms. Great job on the pond!

25 Sep, 2015

 

Thankyou! I've just stopped feeding my fish until the spring now I think!! There's plenty of plant matter they can eat on if and when they want it in the pond haha!

25 Sep, 2015

 

Just want to add that I use the stiffer plastic netting to avoid birds getting tangled up in it and it doesn't slump in a heavy snow( I keep mine on all winter and into the spring to catch the debris from trees that drop their flowers).

25 Sep, 2015

 

Aww that's a good idea! I left mine on till January ish but may move it off once the leaves are off because the pond is quite close to the house and we'll be eating infront of the new window looking directly on it at Christmas

25 Sep, 2015

 

The pond area looks really established now. Good idea to keep out as many leaves as possible.

25 Sep, 2015

 

Yes!

26 Sep, 2015

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