Lawn, pond, alpine hill – these are peculiar points of attraction in your recreation area on a personal plot. The device and maintenance of the reservoir is quite troublesome, but creative. A good help is that at present in specialized stores there is a wide selection of materials, devices and devices to facilitate the work on the independent device of the reservoir for every taste. A pond is not moving water, but a calm surface of a pond with plants typical for a pond and living creatures. The size of the pond should be proportional to the total area of the recreation area. He must fit into the landscape and harmoniously adjacent to other elements. In the general case, the surface area of the pond should be at least 3.5 square meters, and for a pond with fish at least 4.5 m. sq. Minimum depth 45 cm., and in the case of living fish in it, the depth is required from 60 cm. up to 75cm. Depth of 75cm. is limit for reservoirs of any size. As you can see, there are many primuses and subtleties in this matter. Therefore, perhaps you just want to rent a house in the Leningrad region with ready -made pools to spend good holidays or weekends.
Location. A well -lit place is required in the lowered part of the relief of the site, the maximum remote from the trees.
According to the style of design, ponds are divided into formal and ponds of free outlines. The formal pond has, as a rule, correct, symmetrical forms with smooth lines of contours and slopes. For example, oval, round, ellip -shaped, triangular, corner. This is what are ready -made hard forms sold in stores. The pond of free outlines is a more natural education in form that fits into the landscape by the will of the author and the creator, but requiring a greater application of forces. When choosing, you should be guided by the following unspoken principles. A formal pond will look better on a small area, and a small pond of free shape can resemble a puddle. Great spaces will gravitate more to free outlines, allowing it to more harmoniously fit it into the landscape.
Materials for the pond. As already mentioned, for a formal pond you can buy a ready -made hard form in a specialized store. The choice of shapes and material is quite wide. Experts recommend buying forms made of fiberglass, which is more durable than just plastic stamping. For a pond of free shapes in the same stores, a special waterproof film is sold from a flexible insulating material. For example, from polyvinyl chloride, laminated and enhanced by nylon. This material is designed for 10 years of impeccable service. Even more reliable and durable (20 years of warranty) Butil -scientific rubber.