Pond Construction

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Pond construction with a full range of pond products to furnish the pond. Pond substrate in bags and big bags, pond baskets, water plant food and pond bacteria; that is what you need above all to set up a biologically balanced pond. A pump and filters are not required.

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Pond Construction

Before you start building a pond, you need to make a good plan. Think about what kind of pond you want to build, what look the pond should have and where the pond should be dug. When there is well thought out in advance, this can prevent many problems later. Also, the materials used are very important for a good balance in the pond. All quality products can easily be purchased in our webshop.

Pond landscaping supplies

When constructing a pond, be well informed about the right pond products.Provide a bottom of good substrate. This is the basis for a clear and biologically balanced pond. Our Select Substrate is a very good porous pond bottom cover, which ensures that plants can adhere well to and in the substrate. This substrate ensures optimal development of microorganisms, which provide clear water. Use special pond plant clay and pond plant soil for the pond baskets. This perfect soil for all water plants, ensures strong healthy growth and for the release of minerals, which in turn prevent algae growth.

How do you build a pond?

om because there is a lot more to building a pond than simply digging a hole in the garden, Simon van der Velde has created a pond advice book written explaining in detail the do's and don'ts about constructing a pond.When all the tips and advice are followed, it creates a natural self-cleaning pond that is completely balanced and does not require a filter or pump.

Constructing a pond

To make the construction of a pond easier, Simon van der Velde has developed a step-by-step plan. This step-by-step plan covers finding the right spot, correctly setting up the pond and choosing the right plants. This plan also provides advice on the number of plants that should best be planted in a particular area.

Constructing different types of ponds

Ponds come in all shapes and sizes. The nice thing about constructing a pond is that it can be created entirely according to your own wishes. When you take a few essential aspects into account, you can create a water feature that is an eye-catcher for any garden. To give you an idea of the different possibilities you can see the examples view on our site.

Constructing a pond always begins with a plan. Think carefully about what you want to achieve and also consider what the pond should eventually look like. Take into account the number of hours of sunshine and deciduous trees in the neighborhood. For planting, choose enough oxygenated plants, marsh plants and water lilies in the right proportions. In Simons roadmap Everything is explained in detail. In this way you can create a pond that is completely balanced.

Building a pond is a serious job that is not done in an afternoon. Depending on the size, it can take at least a full day, because often the garden has to be completely overhauled. Start with a good plan and make sure the work is prepared. Think of the removal of paving, the felling of trees, etc. Also make sure that any removal of soil is arranged. Make sure that the excavation takes into account the different zones (in depth) in which certain plants must be placed. Use the step-by-step plan for this, so that all aspects are taken into account.

In Simons pond advice book all aspects of constructing a pond are explained step by step. This book discusses the different types of ponds and all the things you need to consider when building and maintaining the pond.

When you take Simon's tips to heart, you only need natural materials to build a healthy pond. Expensive pumps and filter systems are not needed to keep the pond balanced. All pond supplies for a healthy and balanced pond are easy to order on our website.

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