My natural pond in Belgium

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    Francois43

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    Hello,

    My name is Francois, i am 44 years old and i live in Liege Belgium Europe.

    I have a natutal pond in my backyard. It is about 4 meters long and 3 meters wide. I have no fish in it to have lot of wildlife in it. It is 2 years old and i have seen frogs, toads, newts, 5 different dragonflies species, aquatic insects, 15 bird species drinking and washing in it.

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    Welcome Francois!
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    [​IMG] Francois
    What a beautiful pond and plants and love the dragonflies :)
     
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    Howdy Francois!

    Beautiful natural pond. Welcome to Garden Pond Forum.
     
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    I really love your pond and all the wildlife it brings! You have very nice pictures of it!
     
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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Frogs mating time is starting here in Belgium
     
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    I think that last picture belongs to our sex ed section.
     
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    JBtheExplorer Native Gardener

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    You should add your pond to the showcase!
     
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    Thank you for this idea

    It is done
     
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    Welcome aboard, great to have you here! You certainly have a beautiful pond (y)
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    [​IMG] To our group! Beautiful pond you have. I love the wildlife a pond brings to the yard
     
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    That is an exquisite looking pond! Very harmonious with its natural effects and wildlife.

    Welcome to the forum Francois!

    Gordy
     
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    20 frogs very active today.

    Frogs mating time started.

    11 set of eggs (1000 to 4000 eggs per set)

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    and here I thought they were playing leap frog! LOL :p:facepalm:

    Wonderful pond Francois!
     
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    What a fun pond, full of froggies and soon their little offspring [​IMG]
     
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    What a very nice natural pond, looking at the beautiful pictures of happy frogs make me feel calm and relaxed ,and that is good, cause that is what a pond should do!
     
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    A few days ago there was nothing in my pond. Now i have counted more than 20 frogs mating.

    The strange noise you can hear is the sound of the males.

     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    That's really neat...............they sure do love it in there [​IMG]:)
     
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    Thats really cool. You have the ideal pond that I hope to someday have!
     
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    That is a very beautiful pond Francois. Do you have any tips on attracting frogs to your pond?
     
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