An Eastern Oasis With A Bamboo Water Fountain

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An Eastern Oasis With A Bamboo Water Fountain

If you want to create a water fountain with an Eastern feel, consider a bamboo water fountain. Bamboo containers are commonly sold as planters and make the perfect starting point for a water fountain of Eastern influence. Make sure the one you find can be lined for waterproofing. Here's how you create your own bamboo water fountain:

What you'll need:

  • Rectangular bamboo container
  • Pool liner
  • Square container
  • Latticework container
  • Aquatic potting mix
  • Lime-free potting mix
  • Slate or granite stones
  • Bricks

What you need to do:
  • Secure the inside of the bamboo container with the pool liner.
  • Pack lime-free potting mix in the square pot and add Iris ensata. Place the pot into the bamboo container.
  • Use aquatic potting mix in the latticework container and place Japanese reedmace into the container.
  • Place the latticework container in the bamboo container, raising it with bricks to the appropriate height.
  • Add stones on top of the arrangement in the bamboo container to characterize landscaping.
  • Fill your container with water to complete your bamboo water fountain.

   

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