After the destruction of a number of ponds in my local area Wirral in the Northwest
of England due to commercial development, I decided to build a pond in my garden
and populate it with Frog spawn that I collected from the doomed ponds.
The exercise was a success and I added to the gene pool when a local garden centre
offered Frogs spawn free to good home. After a number of years I have a large and
thriving Frog community.
I have photographed since 2003 and they have been the main prompt for me to build
FrogsWatch.com . The photographs are displayed on these Web Pages, along with some
additional information that I have gathered.
All the frogs are the ‘Common Frog -Rana temporaria’ .
with the decline in natural habitats the suburban garden has become an important
refuge for all types of wild life. To sustain our wildlife friendly gardening needs
to be encouraged with methods for creating a helpful environment for creatures to