Today my waterlily opened. Back in April I blogged about how I was hoping to avoid the thick green soup type of pond water and had bought a minature waterlily last year to try and provide the necessary shade. The water is very clear this year so I'm guessing the waterlily shade has helped, although I suspect that the duckweed is also providing some necessary shade too! I do skim it off regularly but it's a never completed job! There are more buds, so I'm looking forward to many more weeks of blooms.
Nymphaea Walter Pagels
Sadly Dora died last week, but Nemo and Chilli are still happily enjoying each other's company and are swimming around under the lilypads.