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DIY backyard fountain- complete with tutorial!

Want to create a fountain in your yard? This is a easy way to make one with just a few items!

Hip House Girl

We made this:

Well okay, we didn’t throw that pot. I just mean that we made this pot into a fountain. It’s a little subtle and hard to tell from pictures, but the water bubbles up in the middle and runs down the sides. It makes quite a pleasant noise. I’ll show you how to make one too, if you want.

Materials:

  • Ceramic pot of your liking (base of pot must be smaller than the diameter of a 5-gallon bucket)
  • 5-gallon bucket (we used plastic but are now thinking a metal one would be better)
  • Aluminum L-brackets
  • Screen material cut about 4-5 inches bigger than a 5-gallon bucket, and with a hole in the middle
  • Submersible pump
  • The kind of hose that goes with a submersible pump (technical term). It’s sold right next to the submersible pumps.

Step one: find an ugly spot in your yard that needs some beautification…

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4 thoughts on “DIY backyard fountain- complete with tutorial!

    1. That fountain was so broken up along the side of the road. After patching and gluing, another item out of landfill! I have a birdbath in my rose garden. I planted 32 rose bushes in memory of my grandson who passed at 18 days old…

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