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Browne Distributors Landscape Suppliers Inc
(352) 326-8461
2600 Us Highway 441 / 27
Fruitland Park, FL
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Garden Centers / Nurseries

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Fernview Farm
(352) 245-7905
14978 S. Hwy 301
Summerfield, FL
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Timberline Company
(352) 427-1427
3200 Se 115th St
Belleview, FL

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Ideas In Foliage Inc
(352) 669-7100
PO Box 1731
Umatilla, FL

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Lozano Landscape Corp
(352) 253-0200
24912 Adams St
Astatula, FL

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R & K Farms
(352) 787-2488
2219 Us Highway 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL
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Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services

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Geotech Rubber Inc
(352) 787-5897
2501 Industrial St
Leesburg, FL

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Land and Garden Design
(352) 288-3535
11252 SE 156th Ave
Ocklawaha, FL

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Paradise Nursery & Mulch
(352) 669-8500
41444 State Road 19
Umatilla, FL

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Golden Touch Ponds
(352) 223-2454
1209 W Crooked Lake Place 1815 E Main Street
Eustis, FL

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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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