The choice of location for a garden pond
Before proceeding directly to the construction of a garden pond, it is necessary to think over carefully. With a rope it should be noted the border of the future reservoir and see whether it will be a harmonious look from different points of the garden. If the pond is assumed with the lights, then the cable should be laid in advance.
For the pond, choose a Sunny place, well, if it will be protected from the cold wind. Try to pick a place away from trees, or deciduous, their leaves will decompose and form gases and substances harmful to fish and promote algae growth. Especially harmful is the foliage of willow, Holly, horse chestnut and bobovnik. Ponds free-shape form is better positioned at the lowest area of the garden.
The choice of the form of a garden pond
Depending on site conditions there are two style design of the pond. Formal pond assumes the right shape geometric shapes – oval, square. It is regardless of the other elements of the garden. In this style are not permitted coastal plants. And in the reservoir it is necessary to have plants with leaves floating on the surface, and plants – oxygenators. Continue reading
Who of us at least once in your life nalyubovatsya the beauty of the water surface at sunset or sunrise? Water attracts, fascinates. But not everyone can boast of a nearby lake, river or even a sleepy pond. In this case, the only way to enjoy the contemplation of the water world — to build on the site of the fish pond.
There are several types of artificial water bodies:
“live” or “fish” ponds
The most diverse decorative ponds. They may have different sizes and shapes. For decorating ponds of this type use stones, small architectural forms, arrange fountains and flower beds.
Functional pools extremely practical. They can be used for swimming, ensuring the safety of the country house or to carry any other function. When the device of the ponds of this type the focus is not aesthetic issues, and convenience of use. Continue reading