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 something for everyone. Check out these beautiful projects, along with the complete how-to instructions, and select the one that's going in your yard.
Outdoor Pond Ideas: Above-Ground Pond
This above-ground pond brings the subtly beauty of water in your backyard without the shovel work.
How to Build a Low-Maintenance Pond
A little more building work means a LOT less maintenance and repair.
6 Best Tools for Removing Lake and Pond Weeds
Weeds getting in the way of water fun? Try these great lake and pond weed removal tools to help clear...
Pond Weed Identification: What to Know
Know what you're dealing with before trying to get rid of (or at least control) lake and pond weeds that...
Create a Backyard Oasis
With these DIY projects, it's easy to turn a bland outdoor space into an extension of your home you'll never...
8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...
How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet
Underground wiring puts light and power anywhere in the yard. We'll show you how you can do it easily and...
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature
Here's a water garden that's different! Bamboo is used for a water spout and sluices, ending up in a small...
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.
Reader Project: Backyard Pond
Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their pond to include...
Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain
Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can cheat and use power tools.
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Plans for a rectangular reflecting pond with ground-level boardwalk.