Sunday, March 25, 2012

Fred and Gator - New Residents

Yes, Myrtle Glen has two new permanent residents, Fred and Gator, they are beautiful Butterfly Koi.

So here is Fred:





We brought them home from the Annual Plant Sale at Leu Gardens, our local Botanical Garden, I went there with the intention to find just such a Koi, but when the Vendor said Gator and Fred came out of his pond, I decided to take both. What do I know about the minds of Koi, what if they feel happier being together in a new pond?


and here is Gator (Blue-Orange, like the Florida Gators ;-))





They feel right at home, swimming with the big boys. The orange-white is 'Das Boot' and on the far right  is the silvery 'Drizzt do' Urden'.




This pond is also home to several goldfish and bunches of Rosies, Minnows and Guppies.



7 comments:

  1. What beautiful additions to your yard! I am so disappointed that I couldn't make it to Leu Gardens for the sale this year. This is the first time I've missed it in years!

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  2. Thanks Kate for your comment :) and I so feel your disappointment to have missed this Plant Sale, I am sorry. All the same Vendors were there.
    I had a disappointment myself, I pre-ordered a plant and the vendor (efg orchids) told me she forgot to bring it, even though we had several emails exchanged. oh well.

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  3. Pretty! Looks like they love their new home, too. Cute names.

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  4. thanks for visiting and leaving a comment :)
    I do like the names as well, for sure simple enough not to forget them *laughs*

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  5. How fun, and such pretty fish! I hope they enjoy their new home!

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  6. thanks, and yes, I am checking on them every morning, but so far so good, they seem to be happy

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  7. Super cute and I love the names of all your fin children...

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