Pond Design

Best Pond Shapes

Chances are you have found this webpage because you’re looking for some information on the Best Pond Shapes or the best size for a garden pond. We get these types of questions all the time. What are the best pond shapes? Shaping a garden pond only comes after the positioning of the pond.  Here is a video

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How to Add an Oriental Touch to Your Northampton Pond Design

Japanese and oriental style gardens are characterised by having a deceptively simple design. Every element in the garden has meaning and is laid out with precision, be this swirling gravel, water, the placement of a cherry tree or clump of bamboo. All of the elements, be they structural, water, or floral need to work in

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Pond and Water Garden Design: What You Need to Know Before Calling in an Expert

  If you are not familiar with the pond design process then it is a prudent idea to call in an expert. The planning stage is key to getting the pond design that you really desire and an expert can give you lots of tips and pointers on how to achieve that dream pond. They

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Informal Pond Design

An informal pond design can allow you to create a very lush garden pond. Plus you will benefit from a semi-natural looking environment for your wildlife or fish. Which creates an aesthetically backdrop for your garden. You need to have quite a large amount of space for even a modest size of pond for fish.

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Introduction to Pond Design in Northamptonshire

Water in a garden is a very exciting and interesting thing to have in any outdoor space. Water will fit into any scenario – although I would say that as I love to promote the benefits of water in the garden. Water can add a level of tranquility to the garden, giving a stillness and

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Rocks and Gravel Substrate Pond Design

There is always and continued debate between pond contractors about whether rocks and gravel in a pond is a good idea or not. I personally think a lot depends upon whether you are planning on building a pond or a pool. If you are building a pond then you are going to have plants in

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Reflections Pond Design

When looking for a body of water to reflect you need to have a very still surface. It needs to be like glass or a mirror and the water needs to be as dark as possible to give the maximum amount of reflection. There are commercially available dyes which allow you to change the colour

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Naturalistic Pond Design

Ponds and streams that look natural are extremely difficult to create. Imitating nature is a true art form that can be mastered by only a few. The most natural-looking water features blend together, as professional pond designers we use a number of elements to give the overall natural effect. The stone work has to be

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