Two* Ups-A-Daisy’s (sizes will vary) – Measure the inside width (across) of the containers to the nearest inch for the appropriate size. The Ups-A-Daisy’s should fit about half-way down into the containers.
Two Containers (Note: The smaller container should not have any drain holes at the bottom).
One Small Pond Pump (a minimum of 100-gph).
A variety of your favorite container plants
* Larger containers may require an additional Ups-A-Daisy to raise the pond pump off the bottom
We recommend rinsing the rocks prior to placing into the container to keep the water clean.
and feed the stem of the pump through the center hole. Run the electrical cord through the other large hole of the Ups-A-Daisy.
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Not only is Ups-A-Daisy a great tool for indoor and outdoor container gardening, it also forms a perfect set up 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.
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