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Just need somewhere to collect inspiration for a future water feature or small koi pond.

Feel free to add pretty projects you've seen or created.
 
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Water feature  and fountain.
 
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Rice fish pond.

https://youtu.be/-VuSHOJeZnc

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They are both really lovely!! Will you be using a vessel above ground, like theirs, or sticking to the in-ground feature?
 
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Carla Burke wrote:They are both really lovely!! Will you be using a vessel above ground, like theirs, or sticking to the in-ground feature?



right now, I'm just gathering information of different ponds and water gardens that inspire and have a calm feel about them.  Something for the future perhaps.  Although I am currently experimenting with a small water garden, I could see wanting to improve and rebuild it in a year or two.  
 
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This natural swimming pool (af. link) video has some great ideas in it.  I finally got around to watching it today.  I've been avoiding it because I don't swim, why would I want a pool?  

But actually, the balance and thought that goes into that ecosystem has some good inspiration for small water gardens.  
 
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A much bigger system than just a single garden,  but full of inspiration.   I like how the fish helped with the washing up.

 
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The clacking of these fountains was used to keep wildlife from eating crops.

 
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love this you have a lot of know how on plants, loved the variety  thanks for sharing
 
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I finally made another little pond a few weeks ago! I had one similar before bus life and also a small inground pond before that. I’ve been missing the comforts of past gardens so this year I just decided not to wait anymore. I’ll take it all with me if we change locations someday! It has added so much peace and joy to our little spot… I don’t know why I waited so long! So easy to put together!
Happy Spring!
(I’ll post a few pix separately if I can figure it out…)
 
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Made this a few weeks ago! Love it and have missed my small ponds of the past before bus life…
So peaceful and easy to do. I will take it with me if and when we change locations!
Happy Spring!
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Pond 2023
Pond 2023
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Pond 2023
Pond 2023
 
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We love mini ponds and bird baths for our wildlife friends. Here are a few pics of our ponds. We plan for more.  
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Just put this in.. it’s waiting for rosy red minnow rescues
Just put this in.. it’s waiting for rosy red minnow rescues
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Bucket wildlife pond with toad
Bucket wildlife pond with toad
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Another small wildlife pond that needs plants lol… not pictured but birds love this
Another small wildlife pond that needs plants lol… not pictured but birds love this
 
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