Jun 29, 2010

Splashing About...


(click photos to enlarge)

Do you remember my new patio pond?
If not you can click here to see it...

Today...  was an exciting day pond side:-)


The new baby koi moved in....


This was the feisty one,
very eager to get out of the bag!
They are just around four inches long...


Pure grace,
Like an angel from above...


My favorite is this snowy white one..
so bright he seems to glow!

Eventually they will outgrow the little pond,
and I will move them to Mike's pond.
By then.. I hope to have frogs and tadpoles moving into this pond.
This year is the first year I have had tadpoles
in another tiny pond in the garden.
(yes... we like water features a lot!)

So out of the bags the little guys swam,
and under the plants they hid,
not to be seen again today...


So since I was there by the pond,
I floated a Rose in My Lady's basket..


A beautiful one with pink ruffled petals,
The name still eludes me...


and... I floated some Snow Bell blooms on the water..
maybe the koi will be enticed to come out and play?


Here is a close up of the floating flowers.

Where their petals touch the water,
there is a reflection of the lattice above,
it's reflection is bent into a spiderweb like design!
Pretty!

Today I am joining...

Susan at A Southern Daydreamer


and for the first time...
I am joining Watery Wednesday


Thanks for visiting me today!

31 comments:

Perry said...

Lovely fountain and great shots of it. Thanks for sharing!

Mari said...

HELLO BELLA....

OHHH I JUST LOVE YOUR PRETTY POND!!! AND YOUR NEW FISH ARE BEAUTIFUL, LOVE YOUR ADDED BLOOMS FOR A ROMANTIC TOUCH :) IMAGINE YOUR PRETTY POND WITH FLOATING CANDLES :)

HUGS TO YOU SWEET BLOGGY FRIEND~XO~MARI

eileeninmd said...

Lovely photos, I love your pond and the koi are so pretty.

D said...

Hi, Bella,
Yes, I remembered your lovely lady and pond. Your fish are very lucky to have such a nice,pretty home. I'm sure they will come out of hiding soon and enjoy it. :)
D

J Bar said...

Good watery post.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Beautiful! Gotta love the feisty ones-enjoy!

Greyscale Territory said...

Stunning water worlds for your garden! Adore the fourth fish photo and your statue is delightful!

Average Girl said...

You're lovely little fishies look like they are going to a heavenly little italian pond... how lucky for them!

Ro Magnolia said...

Beautiful! Looks so peaceful and that statue is absolutely elegant. Reminds me of a miniature European garden. :)

The Thrifty Designer said...

What a pretty fountain! We have goldfish in ours...my daughters pets :)

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

I can tell you really enjoy your garden! This is a dream! The pond is fabulous! The kois are the icing on top! Love the pretty pictures!
XO

Michella said...

There she is again :)) I just love her Bella!! She is more beautiful every time I see her!!! Is that strange!! Probably, lol!!! My blog is slowly coming together but I still plan on making my "wish list" :))
Everything is just beautiful!!! I love your garden and all of your ponds and your new koi. So serene!!! Thank you for sharing with us!! Have a wonderful evening!!
~ Michella ~

Lorac said...

Beautiful pond and fountain. Must be very relaxing to sit by!

Olga said...

How cute the baby koi are. The picture with snow bell blooms on the water is very pretty. What a beautiful water feature you have.

Maleviks Rosenträdgård said...

LOVE YOUR GARDEN AND BLOG......It´s soo beatiful...
Håkan, your Swedish friend :)
Håkan

A Hint of Home said...

Love your pond and the beautiful lady!

LC said...

I love all your attention to detail and have been enjoying your posts... I never can seem to find the time to get things in this garden to that point... perhaps it's the size of the garden or it's location... maybe it's because I'm getting too old to keep up! However, it is great to see the wonders of other's gardens! Larry

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Lovely fountain, and such a beautiful pond!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Jan n Jer said...

I can just see myself sitting by your beautiful pond and enjoying my evening glass of wine. Lovely place to visit and great photos!

High Heeled Life said...

What a beautiful pond!!! I love koi - they represent over coming adversity -- as they swim up stream ... Great images HHL

threedogsinagarden said...

Lovely watery post.

Victorian1885 said...

Good morning Bella
Your new fish are going to love their new home..beautiful pond!

Happy 4th of July!

Wanda

Cabin and Cottage said...

WOWEE! Really gorgeous post! Isn't summer wonderful? You have an exquisite pond in your fabulous garden. Really enjoyed the visit--made me think I hear water. Jacqueline

Linda said...

What a beautiful pond...and fish too! I would so love water in my back yard! Thanks for sharing!

stefanie said...

sweet new babies!!

Susan said...

Bella, your pond is so pretty. I love the fish. I would love to spend time in your yard. It just says cozy and relaxing.

Hope your day is going very well for you,
Susan

meemsnyc said...

Baby koi! How cute! Love the pond!

Grace said...

Bella,
This is a beautiful water garden. The serene lady statue with her long flowing dress and holding her basket is just the setting to relax and I imafine here the sounds of the water and watch the Koi fish swim about. The baby Koi photos are adorable. Happpy Watery Wednesday! Grace

Melissa said...

Envious of the Koi - I just love koi...

Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien said...

Hi Bella!
What gorgeous pictures of the flowers floating on the water! I think my hubby is getting sick of me showing him your pictures of your fountain and koi pond...I'm so jealous!!! ;-)

Janie said...

Beautiful fountain!

Janie
Romantic Domestic