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How To Make a Pond Out of a Planter

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I had always wanted to have a pond in my garden but with it being very small plus with having pets and children I just felt as though it was something I couldn’t ever do whilst we were living in our current home. But then I saw a large planter for sale for just £10 on Facebook Marketplace and some ideas started flying around my head. I immediately bought it and began to research how I could transform this into a pond that would fit in our garden, that would suit the style of our garden, that would attract wildlife but would also be safe for the children. It was a project of love. I enjoyed every moment of planning and putting it all together, and now I just cannot get enough of sitting out in my garden looking at my pretty new pond. So I thought I would jot down how I went about creating a pond out of a planter.

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Spring is just around the corner, the days are getting longer and that chill in the air is starting to lift which can only mean one thing – it’s time to get back out into the garden! If you have neglected it a little over the Autumn and Winter months the job list may look a little daunting right now but the best place to start is with a quick tidy up in order to get everything into tip-top shape ready for your plants/seeds/plans and so on. Here are my 9 simple gardening jobs to do in the Spring…

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