About garden ponds
The sound of water in the garden, warm, but bright colors water lilies and hyacinths, a flicker of brilliant backs of the fish among the greenery – all this guarantees a lot of pleasure from the hours spent at the pond.
Having made the decision to create a garden pond, you need to pay attention to some components that will help in creating a cosy corner.
The first thing that you need to pay attention, this is the cover of the pond. You can use concrete, flexible waterproof coating, the finished semi-rigid structures, the latter made of fiberglass or polyvinyl chloride, are famous for their strength, available in different sizes and shapes. Just wanted to draw Your attention to stations for mechanical water purification. all the details about which You can read by clicking on the link.
Flexible waterproof covering made of polyethylene of varying thickness. Some of them have the UV protection that prolongs material lifespan. The advantage of this coating is that you can create a pond of any shape and size.
The concrete should choose when you want to get solid and durable finish. There are no limitations for design, but it is the most expensive option and the most difficult to remove, if ever necessary to remove the pond.
To the water in the pond clean and not green from algae, the necessary filtration systems. They are chosen on the basis of volume of water and the presence of plants or fish in the pond. You will also need a set of tests for chemical analysis of water, in time to react to changes in the hardness and acidity of water, ammonia and chlorine. Still may need a heater, thermometer.
To create additional comfort, you can use the fountains. They will add not only beauty, but also will supply the water with additional oxygen, especially in hot climates. In the evenings, will be nice to look out over the water by the light of lanterns which create a romantic atmosphere and unique charm. The choice can be made from a variety of garden, floating or rootstock of the backlight.
Although the plants in the pond is used mainly for beauty, but their main purpose is to maintain the ecological balance. Water hyacinths covering the surface, help fight algae, water lilies provide protection to the fish and growing on the bottom of the plants enrich the water with oxygen.