The FWG’s Amphibian Pond – 2017

by Ted Farnworth   South bank of the pond spread with topsoil ready for planting, spring 2017 The rejuvenation of the Amphibian Pond, started in earnest in the fall of 2016, when a contractor brought in heavy duty equipment to dredge out the bottom sediment and spread it out along the south bank [...]

2018-04-16T13:38:07-04:00March 3rd, 2018|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

Work on the Amphibian Pond

By Ted Farnworth The amphibian pond has been helped and hurt by the record rains that we have experienced. The good news is that many of the plants that we planted in the spring have done well thanks to the frequent downpours. But the rains have also encouraged rapid growth of many types of weeds [...]

2018-01-03T00:23:54-05:00July 24th, 2017|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

The regeneration begins

by John Davidson Michelle and other volunteers planted 1100 native plants on the south side of our pond today. One of the highlights of Fletcher Wildlife Garden—the Amphibian Pond—has undergone a major, and necessary reconstruction since last fall. Over the years, the pond had become a victim of invasive plant species which had [...]

2018-01-03T00:35:07-05:00May 27th, 2017|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|