Wednesday, September 14
Water features are a beautiful addition to any home garden and can completely change the entire look and feel of your garden. They can make your garden look elegant and exquisite. With the growing demand, there are a lot of options available in the market these days.
Water features come in many varieties ranging from humongous ones to little pieces for corners. They can be in the form of artificial ponds, fountains, streams and water flowing from different sized pots. The idea is to choose the one that blends in well with the entire landscape giving it a natural look.
There are many things that should be kept in mind when choosing water features for your home garden. You should consider the size and design of the feature. Location also plays a major role that can help you in determining whether to go in for a pond or a smaller feature like fountain or a stream. If you have a large area then you can construct an artificial pond and plant aquatic plants in it to enhance its beauty. You can also put some fishes in your pond to give it an extraordinary feel. People will definitely appreciate a well- maintained pond with beautiful plants and fishes in it.
A stream of water running between rocks also looks great and you can get it constructed in one of the corners of your garden. Cascades or a waterfall can act as a focal point highlighting the surrounding areas. Water gushing from sculptures and statues is also quite popular in gardens.
The water features should be located at such a place where water does not collect and make the ground swampy. Make sure that they are well- fitted to avoid any mishaps.
There are many contemporary and traditional options available and you can choose the best one keeping your budget in mind.