DIY water fountain – Fountains and water is soothing, charming and easy to add to your porch or patio landscaping. For a fountain, buy fired clay, stone or resin decorative garden urn with a depth of dish that is about 8 centimeters (several inches) wider than the circumference of the bottom of the urn. Gently drill three or four holes in the sides near the bottom of the urn. They should be in the sides of the drum when the urn placed in it. Seal any drainage holes in the bottom of the urn with silicone.
DIY water fountain set the pump in the urn on a small, upturned plastic pot or dish. Run the cord through one of the holes side and place the riser pipe and the fountain head to reach the mouth of the pot. Loosely fill the urn with medium to large river rocks to keep the pump and the riser pipe in place without blocking any of the holes. As the urn of the drum. Plug the cord into a wall outlet and outdoors.
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DIY water fountain, fill the urn and saucers with water to the brim. Plug the cord into a wall outlet and outside, turn on the pump and adjust for excess spray or spill. Check the water level in the urn daily and the top to compensate for evaporation. Periodically remove the leaves that may block the pump or drain holes.