Rather than placing a container on top of the soil where it's susceptible to temperature fluctuations, lower a pot into the ground so it's surrounded with soil. The minipond also looks particularly attractive at the edge of a path or when surrounded by other plants.
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- Plastic planter
- Sand or gravel
- Flat stones or flagstones (optional)
Zones: 5-10 Time: About 1 day
- Dwarf papyrus
- Water fringe
- Hardy water canna
- Water snowflake
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