Practical Preformed Garden Ponds
Garden ponds are great focal points for any backyards or gardens. Unfortunately, the installation of a professional garden pond can be extremely expensive and require significant labor. For those of us on a budget and for those of us who don’t have unlimited time to spend on our backyards, there is an alternative: preformed garden ponds. Performed garden ponds can make for quick, affordable, and easy-to-install garden ponds. Preformed garden ponds allow you to visualize what the finished pond will look like before you even begin the project. Preformed garden ponds can come in various colours and textures, some variants which include black, granite, and sandstone. There are two main types of preformed garden ponds: rigid, or folding. Folding ponds are similar to rigid preformed ponds in that they still retain a shape. However, the advantages of folding ponds are that they are made out of a liner-like material that allows them to be easily unfolded before installation. Folding ponds are more forgiving and adhere better to freshly-dug holes because they are not as rigid as fixed preformed ponds.
One criticism of preformed garden ponds is that they look too formal. However there is now a tremendous choice available that accurately mimic real life ponds. With aquatic plants placed in baskets on the shelves, a ‘natural’ look can be easily achieved and the pond will be quickly filled with wildlife.