Make a wildlife friendly pond with a range of plants and shallow beach. Find out how at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/wildlife/attract-wildlife-to-your-garden-pond/1094.html Photo by Jason Ingram
This advice is intended for anyone installing a small (under 1000 gallons - about the size of 10-person hot tub or less) prefab garden pond or other little container pond on a patio or balcony. I've had several different types of ponds over the years, and, after a few learning curves, I've got a system I really like—easy to care for with healthy water, plants, and fish.
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How To Build an Awesome Garden Pond — Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance. Garden ponds can hold water to irrigate plants you have growing in your garden, or in a drastic water crisis, provide water for the family.