- You'll enjoy your pond the most if it is located close to
your house, patio or deck.
On Solid Ground - Pick a spot where the ground is stable. Avoid wet areas
and loose soil which may settle.
Sunny! - Keep ponds out of the shade... locate your pond where it receives
5 to 6 hours of sunlight a day.
Fallout & Roots - Placing the pond too close to trees will create
problems with leaf debris. Tree roots may also create havoc with a pond
over the years.
Power - Pond lighting and a pump will require a power source, so
consider how you'll run electric lines. Check local codes for proper
Fish - Construct the pond wide enough and deep enough if you plan to
Maintenance - Expect to be involved with regular maintenance activities
in order to maintain a nice pond.