How to create a water garden – tips for ponds and plants

by Kremy

Koi Fish Pond Water Garden

Design a dream oasis of well-being and relaxation – we will give you tips and ideas on how to create a water garden.

How to design a water garden – find the right place

Koi Pond Garden Ideas


Before you create a water garden, consider the optimal location. At least 0.6 meters deep and at least 2.84 wide, to provide a broad space. If you dig a hole for the pond, make sure that the edge level is the same everywhere. Fill it with water and wait for a day before adding the plants. A basin can be separated by stones from the rest of the space. It will look like a natural pond when you schedule a small waterfall and lots of plants and flowers around it. The water garden should be a haven of peace, which is why you should organize a pergola and small sitting area. Choose furniture made ​​from natural materials so that it does not disturb the overall picture. If you have a small yard, you can arrange a wellness area with a small fountain.

Water garden design – flowers, plants, decoration

Pond Flowers selection

Decorate the water garden with fresh spring flowers. It will attracts the birds, so you can build a bird house nearby. Statues give the exterior a classic look. Lanterns of iron also contribute to comfort in the evening and create a romantic atmosphere. Also, they would prevent the risk that you might stumble over the stones. Aquatic plants usually need sunlight. The water lilies are a perfect addition, as well as some climbing plants. Stones with moss will give it a natural look. If you want to create a koi pond, you need to think in advance what do you do with the fish in the winter. Get inspired by these creative examples and create a paradise in your backyard!

Green oasis

small waterfall

Water garden in English style

spring flower


A basin with a fountain sphere

modern sculpture

A waterfall always adds some dynamics


Colorful spring flowers and plants make the pond look natural

modern plants

Fountains for small yards and patios

fountain stone

 A planted wall is also perfect for the balcony

 pond idea

Japanese style garden

Japanese pond ideas

Patio with modern mini pool

planted green wall poo

Some lilies in the pond

English pond marble tiles

Wooden deck at the edge of the pool

Flowers plants pond

 Romantic feature

wall ideas

 Interesting proposition with mist

idea vapor

 A small cascade in the autumn

beautiful autumn



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