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Rozett's Nursery
(808) 966-8778
Hc 1 Box 5081
Keaau, HI

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Novelty Greens
(808) 981-0882
142 Malaai Rd
Hilo, HI

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Kama'ili Nursery
(808) 965-7614
13 939 Kamaili Rd
Hilo, HI
 
Tex's Small Engine Repair
(808) 935-0725
500 Kalanianaole Ave Ste E
Hilo, HI
 
Central Supply Inc
(808) 961-5855
31 Makaala St Ste A
Hilo, HI
 
SeedsHawaii
(808) 969-1852
400 Hualani St # 380
Hilo, HI

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Home Depot
(808) 920-8400
380 E Makaala St
Hilo, HI
 
Sadie Seymour Botanical Gardens
(808) 934-9105
76 Kuikahi St # 6280
Hilo, HI
 
Doc Stanley's
(808) 961-6039
1133 Manono St Ste 5
Hilo, HI
 
Garden Exchange LTD
(808) 961-2875
300 Keawe St
Hilo, HI
 
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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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