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Annevoie Gardens: Water water everywhere, and not a pump in sight

My first thought on entering Annevoie Gardens was “I wonder how many electric water pumps are used here?”

You’d probably ask the same question, as the gardens are filled with fountains, jets and cascades, which surely – you would think – need numerous heavy-duty, submersible electric pumps? 817 more words

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Landscape Water Features: Now for All Budgets

Incorporating a pond, waterfall, or fountain into your landscaping plan is a great way of adding excitement and interest to your yard. However, for many people, water feature installations have traditionally been too expensive or complicated to pull off. 460 more words

Edited Un parc à visiter – French 1002

 This is a revised version.

Claude Monet’s Jardin à Giverny, France 

Un jardin magique que vous n’oublierez pas. 455 more words

tadpole exchange update

Ash got some tadpoles from my friend’s pool that was due to be cleaned and chlorinated. They are motorbike frogs (Litoria moorei). The pool owner worked hard to make sure all the tadpoles were rehomed. 161 more words


Asticou Azalea Garden

A tiny island of serenity is set amidst the bustle of Northeast Harbor on Mt. Desert, home of Acadia National Park in Maine.  While it is known and loved for the beauty and variety of its blooming rhododendrons, Asticou Garden is a refuge any time of the year.   209 more words



It’s late afternoon in early fall at Giverny, the pastoral water garden where Claude Monet created his most famous paintings. The ambiance here is palatable with lush beauty, peacefulness. 31 more words

Ron Mayhew