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Aurora Nursery
(907) 746-6811
2610 Minnesota Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Botanical Garden
(907) 770-3692
4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Bush Landscaping & Nursery
(907) 344-2775
2848 Lore Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Bells Nursery & Gifts
(907) 243-1020
7653 Cranberry St
Anchorage, AK
 
Smg Landscapes
(907) 333-4413
2520 Chandalar Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Tryck Nursery
(907) 345-2507
Rabbit Creek Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
P & M Garden Services Inc
(907) 694-9293
Mi 3 1/2 Eagle River Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Mill Feed & Garden
(907) 276-6016
1501 E 1st Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
Far North Garden Supply
(907) 333-3141
2834 Boniface Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Faltz Nursery
(907) 349-0575
1401 Labar St
Anchorage, AK
 

Home Remodeling Tip: Garden Ponds

Building Your Personal
Garden Pond

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: ponds, water fountains
by Mary B

Dip into the World of Garden Ponds

A garden pond adds visual interest, beauty, and a lush aesthetic to your landscaping that is hard to achieve otherwise. With the right tools and preparation, you can install a water pond in a few days and immediately begin adding colorful fish, rocks, and aquatic plants to beautify your garden.

First Steps

  • Check local building codes. Obtain a permit if one is required.
  • Contact local utilities to locate underground lines for gas, water, and other possible hazards.
  • Establish the size and location of your garden pond. Consider tree roots, falling leaves, and  sunlight for aquatic plants. Avoid the highest and lowest points in the yard. Consider whether you want a waterfall.
  • Determine how to provide power to the pond's water pump.

What You Need

Two key items are need for installing a garden pond: a pond liner and filtration system. Pond liners come in a many shapes and sizes. But most are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). This low-cost, non-toxic material has a long lifespan and is resistant to cold weather.

Pond kits are available that include everything you need, plus extras such as a skimmer, lighting, and a waterfall addition. Do-it-yourselfers can easily find step-by-step installation instructions on the Internet and in home improvement books.

How t...

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