Landscaping the backyard with pond is the most amazing addition for any home. This project is easy to finish. Yet, a lot of people still do not know how to dig a pond. I should say that you have to stop thinking about hiring contractor to help you with such a matter. Despite the fact that you have to spend more money, digging a pond is simple, as long as you know how to dig a pond properly step by step, you are good to go. Through this post, I will show you the way digging the pond properly. So, are you ready?
Before we start the digging process, indeed, you have to mark the area. This step is known as the most crucial one since you do not want to mess up with this project. How to do it properly? There are so many tools you could use to help you mark the area, such as landscape paint, a garden hose, or stakes and string. Through those tools, you will attain the ability to envision how the finished project will look in the end. Digging a pond is not a science project that can be done in few hours. You have to spend more times on marking the area. It means that you have to let the markings. You should observe this marking area different angles and distances. It is an important thing to do since you want to make sure the location and shape are pleasing. Once the marking process is done, the next step is ready.
You could start digging the shape you created with the marking days before. Use tools needed to dig out the first layer of soil of the pond's shape. A compacted clay soils pick axe, jackhammer, and pry bar come in handy.
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