The Easiest Way To Build Your Own Pot Fountain

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A fountain is definitely one of the must-have features for your garden, so that you can create a relaxed and soothing atmosphere over there. This is because the sound of water creates a real harmony. So, if you still don’t have a fountain in your garden, now may be the perfect time to add one. And although you may choose to buy, you can also build one and today we want give you some tips on how to build your own pot fountain.

Pot fountains can look quite unique and they are great alternative for repurposing some old large pots. And yes, it’s not difficult to make one such fountain. You just need to have the right materials and know how to use them.

Here Is An Overview Of How To Build A Pot Fountain

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This fountain is actually build out of two pots instead of one. You can use all type of pots and even choose to decorate them somehow, so that you can make it look more eye-catching. Here is the list of the materials needed for this project:

  • submersible pump
  • clean vinyl tubing
  • 1 small and 1 large waterproof pot with no drainage holes.
  • something for the small pot to sit on, such as brick or a cinder block
  • drill and a bit
  • medium sized rocks
  • bag of pea gravel
  • clear waterproof silicone caulk
  • electrical supplies need to splice the electrical cord

HERE IS HOW YOUR BUBBLE POT FOUNTAIN SHOULD LOOK LIKE

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You will save some money on making one such fountain instead of buying one. Find the full instructions on Scattered Thoughts Of Crafted Mom blog.

AND HERE ARE SEVERAL MORE IDEAS OF DIFFERENT POT FOUNTAINS

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They can be quite versatile depending on the type of pot you use. Set this fountain in a garden bed that has an electrical outlet nearby. You can even decorate around the fountain with different types of rocks. Also, feel free to add some light fixtures close to it, so that the fountain can be the focal point of the garden even at night time.

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So, would you try to make one such fountain for your garden too? Tell us in the comments and of course, stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other great DIY projects for your outdoors.