If you are thinking of improving your backyard then an outdoor pond is a great addition, it’s a place to be close to nature and relax, a place where you can rest and recharge your batteries. No wonder more and more gardeners are adding nice backyard ponds to their properties. The 7 tips below will help you build and maintain a great outdoor pond.
Clean waters and fish are probably the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of an outdoor pond. It’s very rare to find an adventurous soul that will take the challenge of creating a wildlife outdoor pond.
Deciding where you want to put your pond is very important. Your pond needs to be out of direct sunlight if possible. If this isn’t not an option you can add a bridge to give your pond some shade. It is better if the pond isn’t directly under trees because of falling debris. The pond should be close to electricity and also close enough that you can enjoy it!
Koi has 13 varieties and three types that are the most popular. The Kohakuis a white fish with a red pattern. The Toisho Sanke is white with a red and black pattern. The Showa Sanke is black with a red and white pattern.