So I decided that I wanted to listen to running water while I sat on the patio. But I didn't want to spend a bundle of money. I decided to try to do it as inexpensively as I could. I spent around $30.00 and a lot of work for the whole thing. I end up with this. What do you think?
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Step 1: This Is the Starting Place.
Step 2: Digging the Hole Was Actually Fun.
Step 3: I Had to Catch Myself. I Started to Dig Too Deep
Step 4: This Will Be the Pond Liner. It Used to Be a Honey Container. Got It for Free.
Step 5: The Honey Bin in the Ground :o)
Step 6: Running the Underground Wire Through the Flower Box I Made on the Patio. the Wire Was Given to Me by a Bud From Work. Thanks Gregg!
Step 7: More Wire...
Step 8: Still More. I'm Running the Wire for the Water Pump.
Step 9: This Is the Stone I Collected From the Side of a Highway. Free But a Lot of Lifting. My Back Wasn't Happy.
Step 10: The Stone Had to Be Laid Out in Order to Wash It Before It Could Be Used.
Step 11: This Is the First Generation of the Waterfall. I Had to Tear It Apart Several Times Just to Get the Water to Flow Right.
Step 12: This Is the Final Build.
Step 13: Close-up. :o)
Step 14: A Few Plants Around the Pond. I Bought the Plant Off of the "dying Plant Rack" Less Than 5 Bucks
Step 15: I Still Need to Spread Some Grass Seed to Fill in the Area of Grass I Killed Making This Thing.
Step 16: Another View......
Step 17: Still Needs Some Detail Work But Mother Nature Will Help With That.
Step 18: Another Close-up of the Water Falling.
Step 19: My Helpers :o)
Step 20: All Told. I Spent Around $30.00 and a Lot of Work to Make This Great Pond That I Will Enjoy for Years to Come.