DIY Gardening: How To Make A Pond In Your Garden

Your garden is really a biggest blessing for you and is always a fun filled task to decorate it more and more. You can decorate your garden with variety of things and among those great variety of things is making a pond in your garden. It sounds really tough and labor demanding task but trust me it is not that tough and within 5 to 10 days you can easily make a very good pond in your garden. Just follow the following steps:

1.       Selection of Area:

Off course the primary task is selection of an area. Select any corner of your house and start making the pond.

2.       Digging the Pond:

For that you would need a sharp axe. Ponds do need certain deepness in them to accommodate animals easily in winters. The colder your country is, the deeper should be the pond. Dig it deep with an axe. You have to make any one side of the pond sloppy so that animals can find good space to wander. When you dig that slope, keep the soil on the top side of the pond so that you can use it for later covering. After that remove small and big stones from pond area to make it fine.

3.       Lining the Pond:

Cover the exterior of pond with layer of sand. After that put any newspaper or burlap on it and after that finally place any waterproof liner on that newspaper which you can get from any home style market.

4.       Installing Pump and Edging the Pond:

Install pump on the central point of pond that can fetch good water when needed. Cut the pond liner about 5 inches to overlap it at the exterior. Put large stones on that exterior in level to the pond surface to make it look beautiful.

5.       Fill Water and Add Plants and Animals:

Fill water into pond via hose bit low to edge. Add water lilies and plants in it. You can place small plant pots on its edge too. Put frogs or fishes in the pond and enjoy it in your garden!

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