Adding landscaping water features to your garden can help create an environment that more closely resembles nature. Even something as simple as the sound of a trickling fountain can make your garden a more relaxing and peaceful place. The professional landscapers at Jovak Landscape & Design would love to help you create the perfect water feature using our landscape design and landscape construction services.
Water features can be anything from a simple small reflecting pool to an elaborate waterfall design. With so many options to choose from, it’s helpful to know about the basic types of water features and how they can enhance your landscaping.
There are four basic types of ponds:
Fountains come in an almost limitless variety of shapes and sizes. The sound of water tumbling and splashing, combined with the refreshing mist carried by a summer breeze can add a sense of calm and relaxation to your water feature.
Like fountains, waterfalls add motion, sound, and vitality to your water feature. Waterfalls can also bring a vertical dimension to your space as they are often created using natural stone.
Streams are ideal to have alongside meandering paths, walkways, or even pool decks. Acting as natural filters, streams are often designed in conjunction with waterfalls and ponds in order to help sustain the entire ecosystem of a water feature.
Here are a few steps and considerations that you should take in order to choose the right water feature for your space:
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