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Creative Uses: Build a Water Garden Fountain

How to Build a Water Garden Fountain

Not only is Ups-A-Daisy a great tool for indoor and outdoor container gardening, but it also forms a perfect setup for a water garden fountain. Using the following steps to create an Ups-A-Daisy water garden will spice up any indoor or outdoor display.

Supplies Needed:

Ups A Daisy Water Fountain Supplies 00

  • Two or 3* Ups-A-Daisy Planter Inserts (sizes will vary).
  • Two Containers (Note: The smaller container should not have any drain holes at the bottom).
  • One Small Pond Pump (a minimum of 100-gph).
  • Decorative Stones.
  • Potting Soil.
  • A variety of your favorite container plants.

* Larger containers may require an additional Ups-A-Daisy to raise the pond pump off the bottom


Water Garden Assembly:

Ups A Daisy Water Fountain Step 01

1) Place an Ups-A-Daisy into each container.

Place the smaller container on top of the larger container. Place the pump at the bottom of the top container.

Note: An additional Ups-A-Daisy was needed to raise the pump off the bottom.


Ups A Daisy Water Fountain Step 02

2) Position the Ups-A-Daisy over the pump in the container.

Feed the stem of the pump through the center hole. Run the electrical cord through the other large hole of the Ups-A-Daisy.


Ups A Daisy Water Fountain Step 03

3) Now you are ready to place rocks (and aquatic plants if you wish) on top of the Ups-A-Daisy.

We recommend rinsing the rocks prior to placing them into the container to keep the water clean.


Ups A Daisy Water Fountain Step 04

4) Fill the top container with water and enjoy! ​

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