Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

Jokes & Humor: 1st Pond with Critters

Communities > Forums > Jokes & Humor
bookmark
Forum: Jokes & HumorReplies: 4, Views: 87
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
Spitzkopf
Nooksack, WA

October 2, 2012
10:28 PM

Post #9294327

Several years back DW & I put our 1st pond in. We picked a location in our garden near a large blue spruce tree. Luckily I missed all the major roots when digging. We placed the liner, stones and planted Periwinkle around it. DW bought some mini cat-tails, hardy water lily and a beautiful Louisiana Iris in pots for in the pond. Then we stood back to admire our labor and I commented as we went into the house to clean up "We should get a turtle for the pond".

The next day when we come out there is 2 turtles in our pond. Wow how cool is that!
Quoting: Field Of Dreams "Build it and they will come".
After a day or so DW ask what we should feed them. No knowing for sure I think Red Ears eat that canned stuff that is ground up dried worms or something, but these two were 6" to 8" so we needed substantially more. I suggested some fish. She comes back with the best scollops money can buy but the turtles turned up their nose at it (at least when we were watching).

To make a much longer story shorter; After about a week DW brings home a flier that was posted on a local power pole "Lost 2 red eared turtles". It appears our neighbor's pets had gone out for a night on the town and never returned. After the neighbor retrieved them DW bought a plastic one till the next adventure, international turtle smuggling...story to come.

This message was edited Oct 2, 2012 10:35 PM

This thread has 4 replies. This forum is accessible only to subscribing members of Dave's Garden. There are many free features here, and about half of our forums are completely open to all members. Take a tour of our site and learn more about Dave's Garden, and explore the benefits of becoming a subscribing member.

Want to join? Register here. Already signed up? Click here to login!


Other Jokes & Humor Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
been wanting to tell this for a long time! justmeLisa 9 May 31, 2007 4:33 PM
What's the strangest thing that happened to you. Georgiaredclay 24 Oct 13, 2008 12:17 PM
Bumper Stickers For Women!!! singleyellowros 7 Oct 23, 2009 3:38 PM
The Folks of DG mystic 83 Jan 17, 2008 11:22 PM
Old Weather sayings..... roadrunner 21 Sep 30, 2007 7:03 PM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America