Friday pond pictures

water lily

The water lily has not gotten the memo that hardy water lily flowers are supposed to float on the water, and only tropical ones are supposed to stick up like this.

goldfish and shubunkins

The smaller shubunkin at center right was spawned in the pond last year. There’s no sign of fish babies this year so far, although the current hot weather in Chicago ought to get them going. Some of the people on the pond tour said their goldfish hadn’t spawned yet either.


One response to this post.

  1. […] 19, 2007 · Filed under Pond I was a bit puzzled in mid-summer when I saw no baby goldfish or shubunkins in the pond.  Last year, we had little fish by July 4.  But good news: there’s at least 3 baby […]


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