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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Saw this on Facebook...Brick Pond

What was used were:
  • Outdoor BBQ bricks or you could use an old fire pit as well.
  • Plastic liner or pond liner or a kit.

Home depot has one that is really nice:

Concrete Fire pit ($174.99 CAD
Home Depot has some great kits that would work and they go anywhere from $89.99 to 199.99 CAD. I think it would be best to get the kit with the pumps due to mosquitoes loving stagnate water. These are available online. The Fir pit is in store only.

Pond Kit With Solar Light - 270 Gallon $139.99 CAD

Pond Kit-84 Gallon $89.99 CAD

10' X 10' Black 45 mil EPDM Pond Liner $89.99 CAD

  • Folded the plastic over the second level of bricks.
  • Put the top layer on this holds the plastic in place.
  • Trim the edges.
  • Put a few small bricks in the pond to add height for my plants as well as giving the fish a hiding place from birds (like a little brick bridge).
  • The original poster.hasn't had issues with leaks and its made it through ice and snow:)

I hope you will give this a try, I would like to at some point. No fish though as we have cats as well as birds to contend with :)

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Cora Shaw (formerly Levesque)