Introduction: Garden Ponds Network in Your Backyard - DIY Idea

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Hello friends,

Since 2003, I built many water gardening projects in my backyard.

Now it's a closed loop ponds network.

Water course:

Head of waterfall (wall waterfall)

Waterfall

Pond

Garden Stream Waterfall

Garden Stream

Pipe pump water to head waterfall from the end of the garden stream.

Read more: All my water gardening projects

Step 1: DIY Wall Waterfall

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This is the top head of my waterfall.

Built from fieldstones or flagstones.

Useful for water circulation, aeration.

See: Wall Waterfall Pictures

Read more: All my water gardening projects

Step 2: DIY Rock Waterfall

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The pond waterfall was built after the pond.

It's a small bassin too and a natural filter if you install peat before the output of the waterfall.

See: Build a waterfall for a pond

Read more: My water gardening projects

Step 3: DIY Garden Pond

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It's a 20 feet x 40 feet basin and the central feature of my water garden.

After 10 years, fauna and flora settled in and around the pond.

See: DIY Garden Pond

Read more: All my water gardening projects

Step 4: DIY Garden Stream

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Idea for a sloped backyard.

Why not a cascading garden stream?

I built this 200 feet stream just with a round stovel ( I know, i'm crazy!)

See: DIY Garden Stream (meanders design)

Read more: My water gardening projects

Step 5: DIY Garden Bridge

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Over my 200 feet garden stream I built this 22 feet arched backyard bridge.

Idea for pond, stream, dry streambed...

See: DIY Wooden Garden Bridge

Read more: All my water gardening projects

Step 6: DIY Pond De-Icer

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For extreme climate in winter and to keep your fish save... you don't have a choice...

You must install a sub de-Icer in your pond late in fall.

See: Making a pond de-icer

Read more : All My water gardening projects

For french instructions - Instructions en français: Mes projets au jardin aquatique

Comments

LA310 (author)2016-08-15

neat.
How often do those require cleaning?
Need any scum remover?

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-05-14

Cool