A waterfall in your own backyard sounds like a great feature, and with it flowing into a pretty pond we are starting to get a really nice landscaping picture. But can you actually build a pond and a waterfall ? Well yes you can and we give you a few ideas.
How about adding fish and a waterfall
Waterfalls and fish safe areas can be added to your DIY backyard pond if you wish to go a step further.
Building a backyard pond and adding a waterfall can make great water feature that adds a sense of tranquility and peace to your home.
Small ponds can also be built on patios or even indoors, pond kits with pumps are readily available. We provide some ideas on how to build a backyard pond including waterfall or fish pond.
Step by step instructions
The first step is to choose a position for the pond. Ponds require a mixture of light and shade. A relatively flat position is best as this will require less digging and structural work. Consider proximity to power for the pond pump.
- Consult local authorities to ensure that you comply with any regulations or pond design requirements as well as useful advice on how to build your pond..
- Mark out your proposed backyard pond outline with a string line. Its best to have an outline of what the completed project will look like before you start.
Or consider building your own waterfall from recycled materials, all you need is the imagination and a few basic building skill. It is certainly the cheapest way to build a waterfall.
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