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    Water Lily display reaches its peak in late June.
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    Single lilies abound in the pond.


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    American water-plantain (Alisma traviale or A. plantago aquatica).

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    Some dragons still fly.
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    This blue dragon fly is looking for a mosquito for lunch.


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    First to arrive in the spring is Froggy, who lays her eggs to produce thousands of tadpoles, which then feed our monster bass.
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    Louisiana irises always make for beautiful bank plantings for decorative ponds. And they multiply - for free!
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    Lovely to look at, lovely to smell.
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    Winged fishers visit our pond frequently, and keep the fish population under control.
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    Under winter's wrap, our lily pond rests for next spring's display.
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