More ideas from bob
planning the wildlife pond...useful info from this to make a pond!

You could take the opportunity to dig a new pond - the spring rains may help to fill it. We recommend a minimum depth of at the deepest point, to reduce the risk of the pond freezing to its full depth.

Kategils Pond: A Wildlife Pond With Smooth Pebble Beach, Designed And Built With Wildlife In Mind

a wildlife pond with smooth pebble beach, designed and built with wildlife in mind. Inhabited by smooth newts and at breeding time by toads and frogs, this pond is especially attractive to dragonflies and darters.

A shaded garden retreat. I used to think mostly having shaded garden space was awful, but I'm inspired by all the beautiful shade plants out there! Shaded garden space inspiration: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/landscaping-projects/solving-shade/shade-garden-design-ideas/#page=3

Stunning Shade Garden Design Ideas Create a Retreat Transform an ugly, shady spot into a cool and stylish summer oasis by adding a bench and some flowers. That way you have the perfect place to enjoy a glass of lemonade on hot, sunny summer days.