How do you cover a pond for child safety?
- Metal mesh (not chicken wire). Metal mesh is the most popular and cost effective way to cover a pond.
- Fencing. Having a fence around a pond can offer some safety in protecting your child but this is not fool proof as some toddlers are good climbers.
- Commercial products.
Do you need netting over a pond? Do I need to net my Pond? It is not a necessity to net you pond during the fall, however, it is suggested to do so especially if your pond is in a location that gets heavy leaf fall.
How do you child proof a large pond? One of the most common ways to child-proof a garden pond is to install a fence or safety barrier to keep kids out of the pond area. The fence should be high enough so that kids can’t climb over it and garden furniture needs to be kept away so that it can’t be used as a climbing aide.
How do you secure a netting over a pond?