DIY ~ Create Your Own Water Garden In A Container!

Barb Rosen
by Barb Rosen
Did you know a pond isn't necessary for water gardening? You can do it in just about any container that is up to two feet deep! A container water garden is perfect for apartment balconies, patios, decks or as accents in the garden. Easy to set up and versatile, anybody can do this! Read all the details you'll need to get started at
Water Lettuce
My galvanized tub water garden!
Lotus Flower Bud
Fill the pot, add the plants and you have an instant water garden!
Barb Rosen
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  • Leh28906909 Leh28906909 on Sep 09, 2017
    Is it possible to have an indoor water garden? If so, what plants would work and how do you care for it?

  • Debi Stahl Debi Stahl on Jul 21, 2019

    It’s a beautiful project! My only concern is, you always hear that you should not Jane any standing water anywhere outdoors because it creates a great place for mosquitos. What do you think? Thank you

  • Barbara Barbara on Sep 12, 2021

    I’ve seen responses about mosquito repellant tabs. Would these be found at a garden center? And if birds should stop by for a quick drink, would those tabs be harmful to them?

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