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Denver Water Features Ideas For Your Lawn


April 26, 2017

A water feature can instantly make your landscaping design look more pulled together, elegant, and sophisticated. It can also make you feel more at peace as you stroll through your lawn and listen to the serene sounds of running water. But, what kind should you choose? Here are some of the most popular Denver water features:

Fountains

Water fountains can be used throughout your front or backyard, and are one of the most popular water features in Denver. Incorporate it into your front yard by placing it in the center of your circular driveway. It can also be placed by your deck in the backyard so you have a place to sit and relax by it.

There are two main types of fountains: bubbling and spray fountains. Bubbling fountains are much quieter, while spray fountains tend to be more over-the-top and eye-catching. Keep this in mind when choosing the type of fountain you want for your lawn.

Ponds

Turn your dream of living by the water into a reality by installing a pond into your backyard. You can go in many different directions with a pond. If you want something simple, stick to a basic design with water plants and large stones surrounding the perimeter of the pond. If you want the pond to be the centerpiece of your backyard, consider adding koi fish, beautiful water lilies, and perhaps even a small waterfall. Talk to your landscaping company to discuss what kind of pond you can build that is within your budget.

Bird Baths

One of the easiest water features to install is a bird bath. Birds will flock to bird baths to cool down with a sip of water or a quick bath during the hot summer months. A bird bath can be tucked away within your flower garden, or be placed front and center near your house so you can watch the different birds that stop by from inside your home. Read these top 10 tips for attracting birds with water.

It’s important to note that you will need to regularly clean bird baths. Every water feature requires some maintenance, but bird baths may need to be cleaned more frequently than other water features. Talk to your landscaping professional about how often your bird bath will need to be cleaned before committing to this idea.

Waterfall

Ponds often feature small waterfalls, but you don’t necessarily need to install a pond in order to add a waterfall to your landscape design. Instead, you can install a small waterfall that doesn’t take up as much space, cost as much, or require as much maintenance as a pond. This would be a great addition to tranquil seating areas or beautiful flower gardens in your backyard. It can also work well in the front yard if placed by an area near the front porch.

Are you interested in adding a water feature to your lawn? Call My Landscaper, the premier landscaping design company in Denver. Contact us today to discuss your landscaping needs with our team of experts!