Large fish pond, overgrown at the edges with lilies and reeds, leave large estates. For the first experience is quite literally a puddle of water and slides stones. Well worth a determine closer to home – so it is easier to fill and to clean. If the area the children play – it is easier to watch them near the water. It is also important that the chosen place was windless and lit by the sun no more than 10 hours (preferably 6 hours). Otherwise there is a risk of rapid development in stagnant water bacteria and algae.
The bed of the pond do any of the special containers, or line the pit with foil. In the first case, future pond you can buy a ready – such forms produce some plants. And you can use the big basin, an old tub or barrel. The second is important to ensure that the construction and operation of the pond not hurt the roots of trees. And do not use polyethylene – his strength is enough high for a couple of years. Instead, PVC film or butyl rubber. You can make a bed and made of reinforced concrete, but it requires a different level of effort and expense.
Before installing the tank or the spreading film, tamp a sand cushion and under the film – first and crushed stone). If you are using ready-made container – when setting focus on a building level, so she stood up straight. The edges of the pond are pressed and at the same time decorated with large stones. All these works start, when you fall in spring ground water.
Tiny pond plants adorn the perimeter, in the larger pond plant algae or perfect flowers. Easier to use plants in pots to be able to remove them and clean the pond.
In winter the water from the artificial pond is drained. If in the decoration of plastic used – it is removed in a dry protected from sun and wind place.