Add a water feature to your outdoor space and create a sense of tranquility!
Contrary to how it seems, building a garden fountain yourself is not that difficult! With enough research and planning, it’s a project you can accomplish in a weekend.
There are various materials you can choose to make a garden fountain with — stones and rocks, jars, barrels or even your old gardening equipment! Your imagination is the only limit.
Want a fountain in your garden, but don’t have a definite design just yet? Have a look at some examples we’ve gathered for inspiration…
- 1/2″ Copper Pipe
- Submersible Pump
- Waterproof Basin
- Stones (ones that can easily be stacked)
- Small Rocks (for covering the top of the pit)
- 1″ PVC Conduit
- 1/2 x 1/2″ Compression Female Adapter
- 1/2″ Ball Valve
- Aluminum Window Screen or Grill
- Composite Decking
- Drainage Gravel
- Electric Tape
- Clear Silicone Adhesive
- Measuring Tape
- Pipe Cutter
- Utility Scissors
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Thanks to This Old House for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…
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