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I try to encourage as many kinds of critters to live in the garden as I can.  Here are some recent and current inhabitants and visitors:

Fence Lizard laying eggs



Checkered Garter Snake trying to eat a Leopard Frog



Leopard Frog on Clary Sage



Native pollinators on Sagittaria blooms



Blotched Water Snake



Checkered Garter Snake



Cricket Frog



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Thanks for sharing.  I get an occasional garter snake but sadly no frogs or toads or even lizards.  Hoping to get a pond in next year and thinking that may bring some frogs and not just encourage the raccoons.
 
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We got frogs in it almost immediately after I put in the little garden pond, though we have a large population of amphibians here anyway, which is weird since we have no "live" water on our place. 
 
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b/c of our koi pond, we have frogs galore.  and the bull frogs have been singing this spring.  more so than ever.
 
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