Reader Project: Backyard Pond

Using tips from The Family Handymans Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their pond to include a few new features.

Using tips from The Family HandymansBackyardPond project, originally published in the April 2005 issue, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their existing pond to include a few new features.

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The couple adjusted the depth of the pond, making it shallower so birds can stand on the stones to take a bath or get a drink. They also incorporated a small waterfall that adds a relaxing sound to their backyard. We could sit next to this beautiful water feature all day long!

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Click here to find the full project plans.

Photo: Janice Ferguson