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Baby Frog


Yesterday I was working on the surround of a small pond in my front garden which was in a sorry state – All higgelty piggelty. It was really hot so I went in for a coffee and too cool down a bit. When I came back this little fellow was sunning himself on a lily pad.

The pond is full of frogs and newts and just two goldfish. Despite having ponds for many years this is the first time I have actually seen a frog sitting on a lily pad.

Just a few photos of things looking good in the garden just now.

This was planted by my father some 30 years ago. 2 years ago it had got really straggly and was not flowering very well so nothing ventured, I cut it back hard. Last year it had a few flowers but now it is back to its former glory.

The Hydrangea above was bought forĀ£1 at an NGS end of season plant sale about 5 years ago. Don’t know what it is called but it is lovely.

Lastly a photo of Gunnera manicata growing on the river bank – looking the best ever it must be 6 ft high and about 8 ft diameter – must have something to do with the very wet winter we had.

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I love frogs,toads and newts, so exciting to see them sitting on lily pad, hope you blew him a kiss :O) your plants look lovely some lovely colour there. :O)

18 Jul, 2014


aaww that's so cute.
I love all amphibians.

18 Jul, 2014


I have no pond in my garden but I had a toad on my doorstep today. We looked at each other for quite some time and then he hopped of into the gully. Thank goodness it wasn't the house.

18 Jul, 2014


Love the frog photo! The Hydrangea is beautiful!

21 Jul, 2014


sunbathing frog..I like it

14 Aug, 2014


Aww! That's exciting! We don't have a pond (yet) but I have seen a few little frogs on our garden too!!

22 Aug, 2014

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