Outdoor Patio Pond – Part 1

So I’ve been wanting to try an outdoor plastic tote pond for a while now, but our last apartment didn’t really have a good place to set one up. Luckily since moving to Illinois we now have a small backyard plot with a cement patio area. So I went to the local big box store and picked up a small clear plastic bin to experiment with. It is roughly 1ft by 18in and approximately 5 or 6in deep. I processed some organic potting mix by leaving it to soak in a 5 gallon bucket for a few days and separated out the majority of the “floaty bits.” Continue reading “Outdoor Patio Pond – Part 1”