How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall

Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Spade
  • Utility knife
  • Wire stripper/cutter

Garden hose

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • EPDM pond liner
  • Pond underlayment
  • Rocks, boulders, gravel
  • Submersible pump
  • Pump container
  • Flexible black plastic pipe
  • Expanding foam
  • Skimmer and filter system (optional)
  • Biological/mechanical filter (optional)