The Miniature Wood Water Garden

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What wood fountain would work well in a small space?

The Miniature Wood Water Garden

For a water oasis that works in a limited space, create your own miniature wood water garden. A miniature wood water garden works well in any area with lots of sunlight to nourish the plant life. Here's what you need to do.

  • Create a wood box about 36” x 18” in size. The box should be about 10” deep.
  • Paint the exterior and finish off the top edge of the box with wood moldings.
  • Waterproof the box with liner. You can attach it with a staple gun.
  • On one side of the box, insert a square waterproof container which will house the pump.
  • Fill the wood box around the square container with aquatic planting mix.
  • Insert plants like Queen Victoria, Flore Pleno and Iris into the aquatic planting mix.
  • Fill the waterproof container with water and place the submersible pump inside.
  • Plug the pump in and your miniature wood water garden is complete.

   

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