Today the most popular way to build a pond is to use either a pre-formed shape or a liner, concrete is more time consuming and can be very demanding, Dan Everton compares the merits of each method.
Dan Everton explains that keeping a pond healthy requires a combination of nature and technology right from the planning stage.
Every garden should have a pond, a haven for wildlife and tranquil place to relax. This guide will help you construct a pond using liner giving you more flexibility on size and shape than a preformed pond will.
If you want to create a Chinese or Japanese styled garden, David Coton has plenty of ideas and inspiration for ornaments, structures and plants that will provide a wonderful oriental feel.