3 Review (s)

  1. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)

    1. First of all, look at the usual streams in nature, pay attention to how the stones lie, what is the channel of the stream, what plants grow around. In the garden, a picture of the natural water flow is recreated.

    2. Use boulders, large stones of various sizes.
    Most cascades and streams in nature are formed by boulders, blocks, small river stones, groups of flat pebbles. A variety of shapes and sizes of stones allow you to create compositions that are close to natural. It is best to use the natural slope of the site.
    To create a water flow through the whole territory, it will take considerable funds and time (this took almost 9 months).

    3. Assess the features of the terrain of your site, study the plan.
    Do not try to run the stream up the hill or arrange it on a completely level ground. I first of all evaluated the possibilities of the site, and then began to come up with a landscape design to organically fit it into the relief. Try not to make the stream channel straight, it will lead to erosion. It is better to build bends, cracks, cascades, pond, so that the flow of water slows down in different places.

    4. In remote locations, take a closer look at the water flow after heavy rain: where it stagnates and where it drains, it is best to place a stream there. Choose hygrophilous plants for the design of the coastal zone. Some can grow almost in water, others need to be planted further away, pay attention to plants with spectacular flowers and flowing shoots.


  2. Galina

    I would like to improve the water body to settle in it not only plants, but also living creatures: for example, green pond frogs, newts, predatory water beetles and mollusks. And what kind of fish is better to start?

    • OOO "Sad"

      The most simple and maintenance-free fish - golden crucian
      Adapting to any conditions, he finds himself food on the bottom of the pond, reconciles with a lack of oxygen in the winter. Silver crucian, skimmer, rudd and some other fish of open water in a small garden pond feel worse. They will have to be fed and monitor the aeration of water.
      Of the decorative rocks for the garden is most suitable shubunkin (calico). A small flock of these goldfishes will quickly live in the water area, and if the volume of water in it is not less than 10 cubes, it will be able to successfully overwinter under the ice. In a warm time they need to be fed, with the onset of cold weather it is not necessary to feed, so that they can prepare for the winter peace.


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