Reader Project: Backyard Pond

Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their pond to include a few new features.

Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, originally published in the April 2005 issue, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their existing pond to include a few new features.

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The couple adjusted the depth of the pond, making it shallower so birds can stand on the stones to take a bath or get a drink. They also incorporated a small waterfall that adds a relaxing sound to their backyard. We could sit next to this beautiful water feature all day long!

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Click here to find the full project plans.

Photo: Janice Ferguson