pond with various materials

Materials For a Water Feature

What Materials Will You Need For Your Water Feature Bricks and mortar, rocks and concrete, clay or even a simple plastic liner are materials that can all be used to build a water feature. Various precast...
shishi odoshi Fountain

Japanese Feature Fountain

Traditional Japanese Feature Fountain (shishi odoshi) This Japanese feature fountain, modeled on a traditional "shishi odoshi", enhances a pebble garden planted with grasses, bamboo and suitable shrubs. There is nothing to stop you erecting it so...
Fountain complete

Precast Fountain Feature

Assemble a Precast Fountain Feature Perhaps the most popular fountains are those which comprise a precast pond and some kind of ornamental structure with pedestal which sits in it and stands against a wall. Like...

Natural Water Gardens

How To Build Natural Water Gardens Where water occurs naturally in the garden, very little maintenance is necessary except tidying up and weeding the area. Natural Water Gardens are usually easy to maintain. If indigenous...

Quantifying the Cost of Your Pond

Quantifying and Costing Your Pond Before you begin building or installing your water feature, it is sensible to ascertain exactly what the cost of your pond is going to be. Quantifying the Cost of Your...
Wall mount Fountain

Wall Mounted Fountain

Easy Wall Mounted Fountain Various precast, wall mounted fountains are available. Some, like this one, are supplied in two parts, but assembled as one unit, while others, also consisting of an ornamental outlet and catchment...
Wandering watercourse

Wandering Watercourse

Create a Wandering Watercourse This meandering watercourse flows between man-made ponds in an expansive garden. Although there is no obvious movement, it is in fact pumped, and aeration of the water keeps it so clear...
cascade pond

Multiple Cascade

Build a Multiple Cascade Pond Instead of the usual pond with rockeries and a waterfall supplied with recirculating water, this multiple cascade pond is made up of eight tiered pools of varying sizes, five of...
Clay puddled pond

How To Make a Bentonite Clay Pond

A Bentonite Clay Pond Step-by-Step Also known as Clay Puddling, this is how you make a natural pond without a liner. To create this bentonite clay pond the bentonite clay enables you to create a beautifully...
stepping pads pond

Simple Stepping Stones

Easy to Build Simple Stepping Stones Designed to allow access from the garden to a stairway built alongside the house, these simple stepping stones are topped with non-slip marble tiles. Supporting piers 500 mm (1...
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