Learn how to add a water feature to your yard with these projects and ideas with tips for maintaining them.
Build this attractive backyard waterfall in less than a day. It's simple to build and you can easily customize the waterfall to fit with the materials and décor of your backyard or patio.
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Create a stone-lined garden pond, then carve a waterfall out of a block of stone using basic power and hand tools. The technique is simple, even for beginners.
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 doesn't require a lot of expensive tools, yet it offers a unique design. In this article, we'll show you the plans and techniques needed to construct the pond and ...
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.
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 maintenance and maintain water clarity.
Build a Backyard Waterfall in One Weekend
Build this small pond with stonework and a waterfall in as little as one weekend. We show you how to build it from start to finish.
How to Build a Garden Fountain
Modeled after an old millstone, this little fountain is the perfect size for a patio or small backyard. Constructed from concrete and common building material, you can construct it in a weekend.
How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall
Build your own pond and waterfall, then stock it with plants and fish. Learn the basic techniques for creating a relaxing water feature in your own backyard.
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 for simplicity.