Backyard water features like ponds, fountains, aquariums or pools can embellish your patio or garden. If you do not have enough space to accommodate pond or the other water features mentioned above because you have a small garden and they take up lot of space, you can opt for making a mini water garden that can be equally beautiful decoration for outdoors, for a small front porch or backyard garden. And it has another advantage-it would take only a little space. So, if you have a small backyard and still want to add some water feature as a decoration, then check out the following 16 mini water garden inspirations to refresh the outdoor décor.
The easiest way to create one is to use an old flower pot, or another container as a base, as it is the wooden barrel cut in two, or even a cinder block. You can put anything you like as a supporter, aquatic plants, flowers, and even a fish or algae. Green plants are always a good choice just for such kind of water garden.
A container water garden is perfect for apartment balconies, patios, decks or as accents in the garden. It is very easy to set up and is a versatile and unique accent.
The size of your pond pot depends upon the size of your space and the number of plants to be inserted into the pot. Four to five plants fill the container, however, even one small water plant in a corresponding decorative pot can be enough for achieving harmonious look.