Posted on Feb 28, 2008 | Comments 0
Your garden will look more beautiful if it has a small pond in it. Building the garden pond in your garden is not a big deal!
It just requires little effort, money and time of yours. By sparing these things, you can build attractive and functional pond in your garden.
The most basic and first step required to attain your dream garden pond is plan and design.
You must consider various aspects seriously while taking firm and final decision before you start the work, because the change of plan or decision after starting the construction may cost your time and money. So, you have to think perfectly regarding the plan before taking the final decision.
After plan, you have to think regarding the pond size, shape, depth and the best place to put the pond in your garden.
Try to dig the pond in such a place that it should not interfere with power lines, waterlines, trees and other obstacles. After checking all the aspects, you have to hire somebody to dig the pond.
Once the pond has been dug out, you have to check whether it is dug out in required depth and shape you wanted. Now put the liner for your pond, try to use PVC liners in order to make your job easy. Your garden pond is ready to take the water after the lining is laid out and tested.
The next step is decorating your garden pond. You can decorate the pond present in your garden in variety ways depending upon the required look needed and the money you are ready to invest.
If you want your pond to look more attractive in least budget, then try to place large rocks around your pond liner. This will give most natural and invisible look for your pond.
Now it’s the time to put the things inside your garden pond. It depends entirely on your decision, you can put some fishes in your pond if you like otherwise you can leave it.
If you are interested to add the fishes in the pond, then it is necessary to stock the water in the pond and check whether the level of the water remains stable or not.
If water remains stable, then you can put the fishes in the water, otherwise you have to check what things are making water to drain away from the pond.
If you don’t like fishes, try to place some water flowers such as lily’s or lotus in the pond so that it will look beautiful. Proper maintenance is necessary for the pond and don’t let the same water to stay for long period of time.
Some dangerous insects can form in stagnant water and you will be affected with those insects if you sit near that garden pond.
Hence you can build your dream garden pond in your garden by keeping these aspects in mind.
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