Raised pond surrounded by a raised garden bed. The plants will shade the pond from the hot summer sun, you can raise tilapia or just a small goldfish pond. Would look great next to the patio/deck or among the raised garden boxes
Outdoor Pond Ideas: Pond in a Box.Build this simple, above-ground pond in a weekend. It features a fountain and a trellis. It's attractive, yet you avoid the tough digging chore. Plus it's less of a hazard for toddlers than an in-ground pond.