Outdoor Pond Ideas: Pond in a Box.Build this simple, above-ground pond in a weekend. It features a fountain and a trellis. It's attractive, yet you avoid the tough digging chore. Plus it's less of a hazard for toddlers than an in-ground pond.
A raised pond Make it at least 3 feet deep to keep Raccoon's out and give the fish hiding places. Put an upside down plastic milk crate with extra wide openings on 2 sides Top it with a rock or potted plant.