Pond at a private house

Now for the pond at the site, you can use ready-made special capacity, but there is always another alternative. For the pond at my house I used an old acrylic corner bath with a volume of about 300 liters, after filling up the cracks and technological holes. We start building the pond by preparing the site, dig a hole so that the tank is above the surface of 0.1 meter. We pour sand on the bottom, line the bath, we also add sand around and tamp it down with water.
 Pond at a private house
Pond at a private house
It is important to limit the perimeter around the pond, concrete, curb or natural rubble stone, retreating from the edge of about half a meter. Next, we pour the shore of the pond with small gravel with a layer of 0.1 meters, aligning it with the level of the trough of the pond to prevent the rubble from falling into the water.
 Pond at a private house
Pond at a private house
We fill the pond with tap water We proceed to decorating and filling the pond with flora and fauna From the plants on the surface of the pond in the crevices of the stone, flax, decorative onion, wild peas, a species of loach, host, wormwood.For decoration, you can cut off the top layer with local plants, pour the turf with water so that it takes root.Around the pond it is better to plant lawn grass, in a couple of months it will cover all Do not forget to separate it from the rest of the land, otherwise you will have to fight it like weeds.
 Pond at a private house
The coniferous plants look wonderful: thuya, juniper, dwarf spruce. Pond at a private house
To arrange the reservoir, you simply need to collect plants in rivers, streams and ponds. Surface plants: sedge, reed, coin box, remarkably take root in an artificial pond and even manage to winter in central Russia.For plants with roots, use ordinary flower pots, filling them with rubble and river sand.
 Pond near a private house
Place caught snails (pond snails, reels), fish and frogs that will delight your children with their croaking concert, causing delight from the illusion of a real lake. Of the fish are quite suitable: crucian carp, rotan, small carp. Even low temperatures tolerate aquarium goldfish and viviparous well. Vualekhvostov from the carp family can be kept in a pond before frost. Thanks to the plants, the created microclimate will allow you not to feed the aquatic inhabitants, they will completely have enough forage (midges, mosquitoes, Daphnia, Cyclops).
Pond at a private house
Special care will not require a pond, it is enough to add water in time, which comes from ordinary water supply, since small volumes will not harm the inhabitants of the reservoir. In time, remove rotten plants. To improve the design and additional aeration of water, you can install a fountain.For a large pond, a serious factory-made filter or converted from a drainage pump will be necessary. In the spring with subsidence of soil around the pond, additional dumping will be required with rubble. Small gravel plays the role of natural drainage, so a constant approach will be ensured to the pond.
 A pond at a private house
A made pond will bring a lot of pleasure while relaxing on the site, it will allow you to smell the sounds and freshness of real nature, easily transported in space without leaving home.

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