Country life – so you can call the time when we hosted his own beloved dachas. Not always, this period is limited to the summer season, because many live out of town constantly. In any case, the arrangement of cottages concern of all homeowners. I want it to be beautiful, fashionable, functional, had its own “flavor”.
Try to build on your plot pond – “zest” what makes the fashionable element of country dwelling. I think that it is an expensive and time-consuming pleasure? Not at all! The construction of the pond near her house will not require much time and money especially if you have the skills to work with the earth. Imagination here does not hurt.
As in any other business, first you need to determine the purpose, i.e. why you want to create a pond in his dacha? Maybe you wish to receive an artificial pond for the maintenance of aquatic plants; may be need in the “lake” with live fish. Whatever the purpose, the reservoir created by the same technology, and even an old bath dug in the ground and filled with water, assumes the function of a garden pond.
Stages of creation of the suburban reservoir:
1. Form a pit
Any pond starts with the pit or pit – depending on the size. For sadomasochists will approach a small pond with a depth of about 0.5 m. as the basis for future reservoir can use the old tub or a plastic Cup (the latter can be purchased at specialty stores). Continue reading
Ornamental pond with beautiful fishes and aquatic plants adorns our garden.
Believe that tips for building a pond and settling pond garden fish from the aquarium will be interesting and useful to other gardeners.
Our site is an agricultural Association “Aleshinsky gardens”, which forty years ago was created at Moscow Alechinsky peat bogs.
Much time and effort it took back then our parents, and all members of the partnership, to first drain their six acres, and then begin to develop the area.
Several decades later we inherited this garden plot and decided to create this Beauty…
The idea to organize in the garden decorative pond have not found the delight of our suburban neighbors – is it necessary to put so much effort into draining the swamp, then “back to normal”?
But we already felt!
In total, it took three years for us to convince your neighbors that garden and six acres pond has the right to life…
Features construction our decorative pond Continue reading
The ancients said that there are two things you can watch endlessly: the fire and water. Making a garden pond, you will enjoy the play of light and shadow on the surface. In addition, the pond will settle a variety of small animals: insects, microscopic crustaceans. You can look a variety of fish and plant plants. Evaporation leads to the fact that the reservoir is established a special microclimate, so the banks can grow moisture-loving plants.The appearance of the pond depends primarily on its location, size and shape. If you correctly identify the three main parameter, the pond will be in harmony with the rest of the garden.
The choice of location for the pond.
If you are planning to keep fish or grow water lilies, the pond needs to be in the sun for at least five hours a day. In other cases, the location of the ponds is determined by the slope of terrain and the style of the garden. The most organically will look in the reservoir, arranged in the bottom of the plot. However, if you wish, you can make it in any other place where it will look good. If you want to make a fountain or a cascade or set a filter, it is most convenient to place the reservoir near the source of electricity. Continue reading