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Forum: Ponds (moderated) 28-03-2009, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Gill Passman
Frogs........

ReelMcKoi wrote:
Where are the frogs? We heard them a few weeks
back and now..... nothing! By now we also usually
see them all around and in the ponds. Many small ones
that managed to get...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 06-02-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By Gill Passman
How Cold at Your Pond?

Pete C wrote:
~ jan wrote:
On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 12:04:16 EST, "Pete C" wrote:

Huh! Water temp thermometer had dropped to the bottom of the pond.
Howev er, At...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 22-12-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By Gill Passman
Rec.ponds

Gerald Simonowits wrote:
In article ,
Gary Woods wrote:

San Diego Joe wrote:

I don't think...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 08-11-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gill Passman
Wow! It got cold here

~ jan wrote:


But are we talking tropical cannas in the pond or in the ground? Tropical
cannas in the pond, imo, should be brought in else they may rot over
winter. Here in Zone 7, it is a...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 03-11-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gill Passman
Wow! It got cold here

Galen Hekhuis wrote:
It dipped below freezing night before last here in northern Florida,
and not only set records but caught me by surprise. It usually
freezes once or twice a year here, but...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 06-07-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Gill Passman
How to stop marginals nose diving into the deeper water

Phyllis and Jim wrote:
Pictures?

When it's all a bit tidier....

Spent most of yesterday working on the planting....I opted for the cloth
bags and then weighed them down with stones....by the...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 25-06-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Gill Passman
How to stop marginals nose diving into the deeper water

OK....the one that is the biggest problem at the moment is in a
"companion planter"....I've moved most of the plants into planters that
take groups of three.....I've put rocks on the top of the...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 20-06-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Gill Passman
How to stop marginals nose diving into the deeper water

Although we have been enjoying some reasonable weather in the UK we are
having some windy stuff as well....the problem is that this is catching
my larger plants/reeds that are in planters causing...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-06-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Gill Passman
My Pride & Joy

Hose Boy wrote:
Do you like my pond?

[image: http://img238.imageshack.us/img238/2122/pondll3.jpg]




I had a frog move into one of those that I had left sitting for a few
months...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 07-06-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Gill Passman
Salting Pond

Peter Pan wrote:

Could I use something like Instant Ocean?

I asked the same question elsewhere when I needed to add salt to one of
my freshwater tanks in a hurry, only mine was Aqua Medic...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 07-06-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

kathy wrote:

18 year old boy - goes without saying!
(This morning, with his last five minutes, on the last day to
turn in books at school, he conducted a huge archaeological
dig of his room...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-06-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

Reel McKoi wrote:

================
The place we ate had the original snail still in the shell. We had to
pick them out ourselves. If there were bugs we would have seen them.
What did they...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-06-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

~ jan wrote:
On Tue, 3 Jun 2008 15:06:48 EDT, Derek Broughton
wrote:


My wife & I and another couple went to a Chinese New Year dinner, and my
friend still calls it...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 31-05-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

kathy wrote:
Where I lived in Canada Frenchmen were not native
west of the Rockies.

k :-)

Was that because someone mistook them for chicken and they couldn't run
the risk???? :-)
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 31-05-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

Derek Broughton wrote:


They taste just like chicken.....


Frenchmen??

Never tried eating one myself but I'm pretty sure if I did that they
would taste just like chicken - lol
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 31-05-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

kathy wrote:
Woe is me. Not enough wine in the world, I expect, to
try frog legs or snails! FrogZilla, out in the pond as I
type, is relieved to hear it.

k :-)

Hmmmm....now snails with...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 30-05-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

kathy wrote:

©anadian Ponder wrote:

FRENCHMEN :)


LOLOLOLOLOLOL!
k :-)
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 27-05-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,508
Posted By Gill Passman
Killing frogs

Reel McKoi wrote:
Does anyone know what kills frogs by chewing off all their legs and
leaving the body behind? I suspect a cat. I know herons and snakes eat
them whole. There are no snappers...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 18-05-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,836
Posted By Gill Passman
Newbie: Goldfish pond requirements

wrote:
the minute I step close to the pond I have the swarm in the corner begging for food.
Ingrid

So, I take it from this that my fish aren't hungry enough yet to...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 17-05-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,836
Posted By Gill Passman
Newbie: Goldfish pond requirements

wrote:
Hi,

I've been offline for the long weekend, but I've been busy.. I'm now
the proud owner of:

1x Shubunkin
1x Sarassa
0x grid
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 09-05-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,836
Posted By Gill Passman
Newbie: Goldfish pond requirements

wrote:



I'm just being silly really..

If it helps any, I've been in much the same situation with my pond and
reluctantly accepted that it just really isn't big enough...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 16-04-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Gill Passman
finally got the pump going

Pete C wrote:



Don't know. Googling plant retailers shows them listed together as
oxygenators, so they must differ somehow? :)

I must say that in the UK the habit of labelling pond plants...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 02-04-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By Gill Passman
Looking for Pond Health Tips

I read your post in full and my heart goes out to you.....nothing more
heartbreaking than unexplained deaths....I hope that someone will
respond to you soon with some good advice as I'm sure will...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 07-03-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By Gill Passman
Pond growth and non-growth

Phyllis and Jim wrote:
Gill,

Have you any pics of your pond?

Jim

None since I last posted them from September/October time. Nothing much
has changed since then.....the pond still...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 06-03-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By Gill Passman
Pond growth and non-growth

2pods wrote:



You're right.
I've never tried the straw packs myself, but there is also bottled extracts
too.

peter
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