bury closer to the rim for best frost protection and wildlife entry and exit, adjacent plants should tolerate damp soil so they benefit when the container overflows
This advice is intended for anyone installing a small (under 1000 gallons - about the size of hot tub or less) prefab garden pond or other little container pond on a patio or balcony. Ive had several different types of ponds over the years, and,
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Build a small pond in the garden to attract frogs. Frogs are an organic gardener’s best friend since they love eating slugs and other garden pests.
Container water gardening - Planting a portable container pond with small water plants