A garden pond is a really complete. A pond is over water with fishes. Also in the garden pond for water plants and other animals feel perfectly in place. A pond you can build yourself, but who enjoy a pond would have to be well prepared. How to build a pond in your garden? Here are step to build it.
A Private Pond
For many people it is a long cherished dream, a private pond in the garden. Goldfish, frogs and other animals provide movement and variety and the wide variety of possible plants ensures that the garden an even nicer place, then it already was. Enjoy, so! The construction of a pond is not that difficult, but it is not easy.
Before you put the shovel in the ground, you should start making a design. Determine where you want the pond in your garden. Also consider that there preformed pond bottoms are on the market. If you choose such a model, it is fixed the shape. The pond shape is likely to receive in different sizes. Want your own design? Then too. Also remember which fish and aquatic plants you want in your pond. If you do not have much sense of self here, it is a good idea to let you inform by specialists.
A pond to be excavated. That of course means that you will go on hold. Much sand Think before you start digging, what to do with that. Sand Do you have a large garden with low-lying parts, then you can use this sand to increment. Parts of the garden Do you have a smaller garden, then you will keep a lot of sand. You can rent a container, which you can run off. Excess sand Also note the height of the groundwater.
Bring your design of your pond on your garden. You can do this by placing. Several pickets You can see exactly where you have to dig or not. Possibly you can span ribbons between the posts in order to bring the shape. Of the pond, still clearer picture of Beware when digging, or ribbons that you still need. Ribbons are illustrative, but also things you can stumble on during work.
The Digging Begins
Thanks to the picket is clear where the shovel into the ground should. Make sure that you have enough space to dig. Consider where you can leave. Excess sand Either on a pile of sand next to the pond, but perhaps immediately move into a wheelbarrow which direction your garden or container to the sand. This saves additional job once again. Now work can begin, the pond can be excavated. If you make a pond with different levels, make sure that these levels are good horizontally. The edges of the future pond are of sand, so can easily be eroded. In order to prevent this, it is better to suddenly by working.
New Sand in it
If your pond is at the desired depth, then you’re not there yet. Count another ten centimeters further. If that happened, then you apply a layer of coarse white sand ten inches to the horizontal parts of the pond. This layer provides stability and prevents sagging.