Water Features Why are water features becoming so popular?

In today’s fast pace, high stress, get it done yesterday lifestyle that many of us can attest to, we need something to look forward to at home that will bring tranquility and allow us to unwind.

Compared with other home improvements, water features can bring us more return (sight and sound) for our investment than other home improvements. Waterfalls and PondsA poll taken by USA Today July 11, 2002, showed that water features were the number one thing homeowners wanted to add to their property within the next year. Since then, the number of water features built each year has indicated that this is a new landscaping trend that is only going to increase.

A water feature can be installed to fit about any size of garden environment, from a small courtyard waterfall by the front entry, to a grand scale backyard waterfall and stream flowing into a pond that is the focal point with everything else in the garden designed around it. Once completed, the experience of sight and sound with your new waterscape creation, and you will wonder how you went without it.

Flowing water is soothing and relaxing, and it renews our vital link with nature allowing us to “recharge” ourselves to take on what’s ahead. Watching your water feature change throughout the year is another benefit. Seeing greenery recede then flourish with beautiful flowers, water lilies spread and bloom with vibrant color, pet Koi or goldfish growing, new birds coming to bath themselves on the waterfall spillways.

Natural beauty is always reinventing itself and everyday will bring new surprises in a place that is all your own. Your water feature becomes an extension of your home, making it become a true paradise for quiet meditation and reflection.

Compared with other home improvements, water features can bring us more return (sight and sound) for our investment than other home improvements. Backyard PondsA poll taken by USA Today July 11, 2002, showed that water features were the number one thing homeowners wanted to add to their property within the next year. Since then, the number of water features built each year has indicated that this is a new landscaping trend that is only going to increase.

A water feature can be installed to fit about any size of garden environment, from a small courtyard waterfall by the front entry, to a grand scale backyard waterfall and stream flowing into a pond that is the focal point with everything else in the garden designed around it. Once completed, the experience of sight and sound with your new waterscape creation, and you will wonder how you went without it.

 

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