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Old 05-16-2011, 07:41 AM
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A very small water feature

Its a friend of ours, I explained I don't do water features, but she insists I just 'try something'.
She doesn't want any 'bubbling rocks' or pillars, or over-sized vases with water coming out of them. She doesn't want a pond because she doesn't want to take care of it constantly (unless I explain they take very little maintenance). So, Im thinking, stack some larger rocks in a horseshoe shape, and build the back up a bit, have a little water fall down some 'steps'.

Any other ideas for this tight spot? Area is approx 7'x7'.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:08 AM
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Do something like this just scaled back for your area. This is the perfect place for a Pondless waterfall, and to small for a pond in my eye's.

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Old 05-16-2011, 09:15 AM
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I was lookin at that, I like it. You really think I can shrink that down to 7x7? I'd love to
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:23 AM
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That's the nice thing about a pondless you can cantilever your waterfall over/into your water basin sa long as you have support. Have you ever built any type of waterfall? You can have a little basin in that area as small as 4x6x3 especially with a hose bib right there.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:41 AM
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This would be my first.
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:39 PM
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That is one of the great things about Pondless Waterfalls. You can place the waterfall originating outside of the basin/reservoir or have it sitting smack dab in the middle if your design dictates or space is at a premium.

Yea, you can place a nice feature in that 7' x 7' area.
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:37 AM
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I think this a perfect location for a vanishing water falls. If you go to the video page on this web site search for pondbuilder. They have a great How-to video for construction of a mini cascade falls. This is a great product, it makes installation super easy.
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Old 05-17-2011, 03:56 PM
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Thanks, nice video. Where's the best place to buy the materials? I was looking at thepondguy's website, seems ok
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Old 05-17-2011, 04:18 PM
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Google "pondless waterfall kits" and you will have LOTS of choices.
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Old 05-17-2011, 04:55 PM
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I would go to www.mipond.com They are a distributor for pondbuilder and they have other quality products. You can order on-line or by phone. If you go on-line you have to register. It's not a big deal.
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