My Little Pond

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    Hi. The last 3 pics show Dragonfly nearby, the small Grass Snake I mentioned and the last is a Pondskater and its shadow/reflection. Syd.
     
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    How do you all keep mosquito larvae out of your ponds?
     
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    Hi CM. Cannot answer this one but in a pond with Fish and "visitors" like Frogs etc do they eat them??. Is there harmless to other creatures/life mixtures to kill them ??. Syd.
     



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    HI. Found a pic of one of the visiting/resident Frogs having a rest on an Iris container. Last Autumn. Syd.

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    Cute. At first I didn't see him, he is so nicely camouflaged.
     
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    Hi CM. Good thought that - its surprising when in and about the garden or out walking just how good much of this natural camouflage is with so much wildlife - caterpillars and other insects especially. Froggy as you said also had to be looked for.

    Speaking of camouflage do you get Chameleons in US?, Whilst in the army in the desert in Middle East a ways back we had them about - their camouflage system was wonderful. Also there always being swarms of nasty pestiferous (and very unhygenic) flies about we kept one up the pole in our tent - good flycatcher for sure - if they got within range of it " zap" and it was gone down its neck in an instant.
    A case of needs must??.
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