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I don't know about the rest of the country, but here in Gauteng the temperature is steadily rising towards hot, hot. hot ! What nicer way to cool down the garden but to add a small water feature, and this water feature is super easy to make. You will find everything you need for this project at your local Builders or garden centre. - See more at: http://www.home-dzine.co.za/garden/garden-water-feature.htm#sthash.ZcLlY70z.dpuf

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Small water feature with Nymphaea - Water lilies in stone urn in The Burgbad Sanctuary garden with shade loving plants, Epimedium, Acorus gramineus Ogon, Eucomis, Heuchera and Ferns - RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2008

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Water features do not have to be massive in size. One like this usually has a water reserve like a 5 gallon bucket placed under the ground with a recycle pump. The rocks cover the reservoir and allow the water to flow back to the pump.

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Big ideas in little spaces: Water gardening in a small area - http://sunlandwatergardens.com/pond-talk/pond-supplies/big-ideas-little-spaces-water-gardening-small-area/

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Elements of a Cottage Garden: a butterfly garden, a small water feature, curved paths, quiet sitting areas, seasonal plants and an herb garden. Plus, a burst of color from traditional cottage garden plants like hollyhocks, foxglove, four o’clock, delphiniums, daisies, coneflowers, Echinaceas and last but certainly not least, lovely roses.

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