Having removed most of the leaves out of the pond back in November, I'd not been out to look at it much since then as the garden had been too wet to venture out onto.
However, I had to go out into the garden today to fix the washing line which had broken recently when we left clothes on it one night during heavy wind and rain. As you can see from photos taken today, the pond is doing okay:
Thanks to the amount of rainfall we've had,
Wildlife Pond #1 is looking healthy:
The front of the Bug Hotel
got a good soaking:
A rather muddy and waterlogged garden: