I’d like to try this, I think its a great idea. I used some tyres to hold back the soil on my last no dig garden, if I had seen this first I would have cut the tops off the tyres. It’s a much better result.
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Build a pond for frogs or fish or fun
If you want to get the most from your garden, then find a place for a pond or two.
Not only can you use a pond to attract frogs and beneficial insects; water is a very effective place to grow food, and according to those involved in an aquaculture, more effective than a soil based equivalent.
This article is not about the benefits of incorporating water into your garden, but rather a practical guide on how to build a pond with car or truck tires. Having done this twice now, I can point out some of the things done wrong along the way, and hopefully step you in the right direction.
But first, let’s take a moment to admire the finished product (just click on that arrow to start the video):
Choosing the Correct Tyre
The first step is to get…
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