Classic Urn Fountain

Do-it-Yourself Project Tutorial

How to create A

Tabletop Fountain

Items You Will Need:

  • 70 GPH Fountain Pump
  • Tabletop Fountain of your choosing
  • Black Polished Pacific Pebble
  • Plants
  • Potting Soil
  • 1-1/4 in. x 6 in. Drill Bit
  • Protective Gloves
  • Safety Eyewear

Step by Step



Using the 1-¼ in Drill Bit, drill a hole in the section of the planter you wish to be the water reservoir. 

TIP! Wear safety glasses when operating an electric tool.


Run the cord for the TotalPond 80 GPH pump through the newly drilled hole in the reservoir.


Use plumber putty to secure the pump and seal the hole. 

TIP! Do not move the cord while the putty is setting.


Begin to plant.


Place the black polished pebbles around the pump in the reservoir.


Submerge the pump in water. Also, take this time to give your plants a drink. Plug it in and enjoy!