Its Spring Time Again, and Love is in the
The winters here in Florida are relatively mild,
so with the first warm days of April I noticed the toads and
tree frogs were back in full force. Nightly 'serenades' that
almost kept me awake at night, and daytime
rendezvous' in all the cozy corners and hideouts.
These playful little critters absolutely LOVE
the pond we put in, and flock here from all over the
neighborhood, to swim and play in the pond.
They also seem to like to make tadpoles here, which is ok, as
long as I can keep them to a manageable level.
The fish don't seem to mind them, and the frogs are pretty quick
on their own, so I don't think it's much of a problem. I snapped
these photos last week, during the morning hours, after a loud
and active night out at the pond.
(Notice the couple on the left, hiding in the water)
Last Fall, I had some trouble with excess
tadpole eggs in the pond, but not that I have several large KOI
in the pond, the frogs seem to know better than to lay their
But they seem to still enjoy the exercise.
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