Small creatures in a big pond

Today a new feeder brings a new bird perspective
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and we get very excited about our new pond. Only excavated in the autumn, we can start to see how the meadow will soften the margins
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The kingcups have already found a home
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We collect Ram’s Horn Snails from the small pond
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To introduce them to the new one
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The introduced plants start to raise their heads
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and through them we see
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the ripples of the Whirligig Beetle
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here with a Water Boatman

The mix is further enriched by more tadpoles rescued from the pig mire
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Meanwhile we slowly continue the landscaping of Zenith
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where the olive seems to be happy, sprouting new growth
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as we have to move out vast quantities of clay
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Elsewhere, tomatoes germinate
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Incubus like, they await to take over the world, or at least all the accommodation we have available,

which is currently full of leaf salad
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The piglets savour the sun
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and try out their excavation skills
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So, as the sun goes down on the sheep tonight
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we trust all the pond life are happy in their new home.

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