Tiny pond

  • 6 Replies
  • 732 Views
*

Larissa68

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 9
Tiny pond
« on: March 21, 2021, 19:24 »
I am wanting to add a tiny pond to our half allotment.  We are tight on room so am looking for a really tiny one.  What have you used and what has worked?  Pics would be fab!

*

The bunny

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Location: kent
  • 9
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2021, 07:54 »
Hello  I would suggest a pot pond.. save all the hard work. I put one on my patio at home. Not to much for the wildlife but as a feature with fountain. I have another dug pond for wildlife.  A pot could sunk into the ground , but provide an escape route for hedgehogs if you do. Its amazing what wildlife a small amount of water brings in. You wont regret it.  Pictures appear upside down on this site so its a bit hard to see otherwise I would post.

*

andreadon

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Sittingbourne, Kent
  • 1122
    • My Diary
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2021, 19:58 »
How big is tiny?
I've got a wheelbarrow barrow as my pond. It seems to do the job.
IMG_20210410_155450_288.jpg

*

Lulu

  • Winner Best Sunflower - 2012
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Oxford
  • 1843
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2021, 19:48 »
This is interesting as I want a tiny pond too.  Hubby is meant to be getting a plastic barrel cut down for me but me and the frogs are still waiting.  I found a frog in a plastic tub today so they really could do with a nice little pond. 

Like the wheelbarrow pond - has a slope for escape already made 😀
Wash your hands, stay at home, distance yourself

*

Fairy Plotmother

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: West London
  • 2939
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2021, 10:01 »
This is interesting as I want a tiny pond too.  Hubby is meant to be getting a plastic barrel cut down for me but me and the frogs are still waiting.  I found a frog in a plastic tub today so they really could do with a nice little pond. 

Like the wheelbarrow pond - has a slope for escape already made 😀
I have the bottom of an old hamster cage approx. ish  2 1/2 feet x 2 feet x 5" which I am planning on turning into a little pond

*

Plot 1 Problems

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Worcester
  • 3024
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2021, 11:20 »
Amazon have a selection of pre-formed ponds, not sure if they have something to fit your small space though.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Best-Sellers-Garden-Outdoors-Preformed-Ponds/zgbs/outdoors/4262946031

*

Growster...

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Hawkhurst, Kent
  • 11468
Re: Tiny pond
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2021, 15:01 »
Our little pond was just some black plastic liner, about 9" deep, folded around a few inches well below the surface, and held down at the edges with stones and a few old bricks! It was about 18" x 12", and a resident toad was established there about three seconds after we filled it!



xx
My new pond

Started by hubballi on Design and Construction

109 Replies
23684 Views
Last post July 14, 2012, 13:41
by smud6ie
xx
pond

Started by edlomatt on Design and Construction

13 Replies
4849 Views
Last post September 23, 2007, 22:05
by richyrich7
xx
I've been given a pond.

Started by yorkiegal on Design and Construction

8 Replies
2831 Views
Last post July 06, 2012, 10:59
by smud6ie
xx
making a pond

Started by Annen on Design and Construction

7 Replies
2849 Views
Last post January 03, 2013, 00:38
by Annen
 

Page created in 0.074 seconds with 40 queries.

Powered by SMFPacks Social Login Mod
Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod |