Here is a step-by-step guide to making your own pond


The Site

Decide on a suitable site for your pond. It is best to choose a level, light, sunny position away from overhanging trees. A wet hollow is to be avoided - it may flood during wet weather. A south-west facing corner with some nearby shrubbery would be ideal. Mown or paved access to one or more parts of the pond will enable you to watch the pond-life easily. Nearby vegetation provides shelter for shy animals coming down to the water and for the young amphibians when they leave the pond.

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