How to turn a drainage problem into a handsome feature that enhances your landscape—and protects natural waterways. | Photo: Karen Bussolini | thisoldhouse.com
Fish tower - large jar is filled in pond, then raised upsidedown and secured on a stand in the pond. Lip of jar is just below surface. Fish come swim in the tower. Photo by calamity_j on Gardenweb.com
After breakfast, what could be better than a stroll outside, meandering your way around the garden paths. Listening to the gentle rush of a waterfall as it makes it way down to the goldfish pond below. The wind rustles thru the willow and the birds sing their songs of joy. Take a cup of coffee with you; stay awhile and enjoy your life. Give thanks. (photo from BHG.com)
On Vacation at Home ~ This backyard renovation included the installation of a 100-foot stream down one side of the property and landscaping meant to give the feeling of a woodland escape.
All those times you've looked out the window at that old swing set and asked yourself, "What should I do with that?" Some fencing, a few boards, a few nails, and a few chickens, you've got yourself a chicken tractor.
Put in a Pond
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It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge! Back yard idea>>>> How cool is that folks. Makes me want to work in yard.
Caption: A rill with jets of water in a Mediterranean style garden Photographer: Liz Eddison Credit: Designer: Jeffery Hewitt - Chelsea 2006