The first stage in the construction of any decorative pond – marking outlines and digging the pit. Of course, if we plan a reservoir in a landscape style, it is desirable that its outlines be wrong, unconstrained. It is best to define the boundaries in advance.
And now we take a shovel and dig a pit with steep walls, uniform over the entire area.
This is the first and very important mistake of many. The final result at best will resemble a bath or a pool, but not a natural pond. Remember the natural reservoirs (after all, we take them as a sample): it is very rare to find a lake in nature with sheer cliffs on all sides (except for mountain lakes, but they also require an appropriate environment). As a rule, in natural water bodies with stagnant water, the depth increases gradually from shallow water. Continue reading
How to make a fountain with your own hands The rustle of leaves, the singing of birds, the murmur of a stream – these phrases in any person are associated with a peaceful rest and relaxation. Perhaps that is why fountains, especially small, decorative, are so popular. Build such a miracle in your summer cottage and a daily session of psychological relief you are guaranteed. Continue reading
Most recently, a private pool was associated with a certain status of its owner, prestige and luxury. Today, the construction of swimming pools on the territory of a country house has become a standard and even mandatory. A variety of designs, their scale amazes:
Large facilities open or closed. Continue reading