Backyard Ponds projects
Build a Backyard Pond and Waterfall
A backyard pond with running water, floating plants and darting fish can make a bland space breathtaking. Keeping it attractive and trouble free…
Outdoor Pond Ideas: Pond in a Box
Build this simple, above-ground pond in a weekend. It features a fountain and a trellis. It's attractive, yet you avoid the tough digging chore.…
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How to Build a Pond & Fountain in One Day
Build a compact, yet attractive fountain and pond using simple off-the-shelf materials for less than $200. And complete it in one day! It'll…
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Let us show you how to add this easy-to-build pond and easy-care deck to your garden. This serene retreat can be built by a novice and…
One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond
One expert shares his design for a patio pond in a wooden container that holds both water plants and regular plants.
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
Create a rippling, rock-lined stream with multiple waterfalls in your backyard. Use gravel and stone filters and a heavy-duty pump to reduce…
How to Build a Water Garden Stream
Add the magic of moving water to your backyard, with a waterfall and pond. Our instructions show you how to build them using preformed shells…
How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature
Here's a simple and elegant way to add a soothing waterfall to your backyard. Make this easy-to-build Japanese bamboo water feature.…
Pond: How to Build a Low-Maintenance Pond
Get great advice from professional pond builders and long-time pond owners about building and maintaining backyard ponds, waterfalls and streams.