How to Make an Outdoor Water Garden Use easy-care water plants to make miniature fountains for small outdoor areas. (I love water gardens, but standing water = mosquitoes, so I'm conflicted. Maybe if there were frogs or fish.
Brick pavers make a simple, handsome border and work well as edging material. They're ideal for a wide border that keeps grass out of the garden, yet allows flowers etc. to spill over without intruding onto the grass.
Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain, Create a stone-lined garden pond, then carve a waterfall out of a block of stone using basic power and hand tools. The technique is simple, even for beginners.