With warmer weather comes my itch to get outdoors and spruce up my gardens. I love nothing more than spending an afternoon in the flower garden, pruning back dead leaves or planting new blooms. With that in mind, I thought about adding some water features this year. I love a good water feature. To me, there is nothing more relaxing than sitting by a body of water and just lazing the day away. So, I started looking for some DIY garden ponds to add to my flower garden. I found 8 of the most amazing DIY garden ponds that are so cheap and easy to build that you are definitely going to want to put in one of these this spring.
I love cheap and easy. Anything that fits into my budget is a winner in my book and all of these DIY garden ponds are low cost to build and to maintain. If you really want to add some decorative features to your flower gardens, you just have to take a look at some of these. From upcycled tires to outright digging it yourself, you have so many options with regards to how you can build your garden pond. And, these DIY versions are so much less expensive than having one put in by a landscaping company. You’re also going to want to check out these 70 summery backyard DIY projects. There are things in here that you will absolutely want to add to your lawn and garden this year.
I can’t wait to get started on adding a beautiful and relaxing new garden pond to my backyard this spring. I may even add another to my front yard – I have flower gardens in both! These would look so gorgeous in the middle of a flower garden or you can just put them wherever you want to add some extra décor. You should also take a look at these 17 DIY garden edging ideas that you can make out of really inexpensive materials. They will be perfect for edging in your flower garden.
1. DIY Backyard Pond
You can build your own backyard pond in a weekend with the right tools and supplies. This one uses patio pavers or rocks as well as a traditional pond liner, all of which you can get at your local home improvement store. Your actual cost will depend on the materials and tools that you already have on hand but you can make this one really budget friendly if you have a few bricks or patio pavers that you can repurpose.