You can build a container pond out of almost anything. This is a pond  that I built out of an old plastic storage closet.

Step 1: Pop off the doors and shelving

I happen to have a plastic storage closet that I was ready to chuck. This gave me an idea! So, I popped off the shelving and the door.
Can you say more about Step 6? It's hard for me to tell from the picture what went into your pond, and I'm not really too familiar with how these things work. Seems like a great example of re-use!
Thanks! I also have another one coming soon. I posted pictures of the plants for you on step 6. GAiL
So you just add water and top it with your plants? Do you add food or anything?
If I had potted plants like water lily or any other potted pond plant then I could add pond plant fertilizer tabs. But floating plants like water hyacinth and water lettuce do not need fertilizer. If I did add fertilizer, then it would promote algae growth. Also, the fish in the water act as a natural fertilizer for the plants. The roots that dangle in the water filter and feed upon the fish excrement. Keeping a container pond is really easy. But warning! Once you get started you will be soooo hooked!

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