Building diy backyard pond is a wonderful addition to a patio. Brings in birds and frogs and is a fabulous place to sit by the afternoon and enjoy a cold drink. It really is not that hard to do if you can handle a shovel and have some time to spare.
Instructions to build diy backyard pond: place a garden hose in the shape of a kidney or whatever way you want. Dig around the perimeter of the hose to have an outline of your pond marked on the ground. Remove dirt from the pond down about 3 feet or more and place it along the outer edge.
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Choose the rocks or roots that can be along the pond bottom. Dig a little deeper end so that your fish can dive a little lower on hot days. Lay poly leaves to cover the bottom and sides of your pool. Hold it in place with some of its decorative stones.
Adjust the stone around the outside edge so that the edge is slightly overlap, obscuring the cops. Bring the earth to the edge of the rock. Plant some perennials around the edge of the rocks, as host as and daylilies that will add a natural element of the diy backyard pond.