Pond pot planted up with water lily

Three ways to make a pond in a pot

Get all the benefits of a pond, with minimal fuss and effort, by creating one in a pot. We show you how.

Creating a garden pond needn’t be a huge project. A pond in a container provides peace and tranquility and some of the wildlife value of a larger pond, and can be assembled in an afternoon, with no need to hire earth movers or wrestle with costly butyl liner.

When choosing aquatic plants for your mini pond, check labels for key information on the water depth needed, plant vigour and the best aspect for plant health. Include oxygenating plants to help keep the water clear.

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