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10 Things You Must Know About Ponds

Anyone planning to put a pond in a backyard should follow these tips.

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Photo 1 of 10Plan the pond.

Tip #1(1 of 10)

Plan the pond. Make sure the soil is stable enough support a pond. You don't want plants to be able to cut a hole in the liner. If you plan on having fish in the pond, choose a site with a good amount of sunlight.

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