Backyard Ponds projects
One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond
One expert shares his design for a patio pond in a wooden container that holds both water plants and regular plants.
Outdoor Pond Ideas: Pond in a Box
Build this simple, above-ground pond in a weekend. It features a fountain and a trellis. It’s attractive, yet you avoid the tough digging…
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How to Build a Pond and Waterfall in the Backyard
A backyard garden pond with running water, floating plants and darting fish can make a bland space breathtaking. Keeping it attractive and…
How to Build a Pond & Fountain in One Day
Build a compact, yet attractive fountain and pond using simple off-the-shelf materials for less than $200. And complete it in one day!…
How to Build a Water Garden Stream
Add the magic of moving water to your backyard, with a waterfall and pond. Our instructions show you how to build them using preformed shells…
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Let us show you how to add this easy-to-build pond and easy-care deck to your garden. This serene retreat can be built by a novice and…
How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature
Here's a simple and elegant way to add a soothing waterfall to your backyard. Make this easy-to-build Japanese bamboo water feature.…
Reader Project: Backyard Pond
Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, originally published in the April 2005 issue, reader Janice Ferguson and her…
Pond, Fountain and Waterfall Projects You Can DIY
An attractive, low-maintenance water feature makes any yard more inviting. In this collection of DIY ponds, fountains and waterfalls, there's…