Make a wildlife friendly pond with a range of plants and shallow beach. Find out how at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/wildlife/attract-wildlife-to-your-garden-pond/1094.html Photo by Jason Ingram
It is a heavy glass vase I got from Old Time Pottery I inverted on some concrete blocks so they could swim in from the bottom. You have to get wet to submerge the vase and turn it up under water so the vacuum created keeps the water inside. Make sure you have a heavy glass container or the weight of the water will shatter it. (court. of Rick Brown's fb page - Riverview Flower Farm Growing Florida Friendly Plants)
Here's everything you need to know to build your own backyard pond. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners already have them and thousands more are installing them every year. Why all the fuss over a water-filled hole? Well, for one thing, gurgling waterfalls are inherently appealing.