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Fall for a Water-Wise Fountain
No need to sacrifice beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both
"interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both... Water brings tranquility, balance and movement to an outdoor space, qualities nearly... joy a water feature should deliver, check out these beautiful, water-concious fountains... look with water conservation in mind? There are a few strategies: *Decrease evaporation... *Include water foliage *Reduce, reuse, recycle Just in case you think I've just eliminated..."
Water in the Landscape: Fabulous Fountains
"better. Water in the landscape is peaceful and cooling, and modern fountain design... term "water feature" (they also hate "hardscape). The second thing was that if you... People love fountains. For me, I just love the sound. If there's something I can put my... Tanner Fountain at Harvard. I don't have any pictures of those here, but there are... other fountains to peruse that are much more than an asterisk on a plan...."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"this DIY water feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away... has an outdoor space with one thing in common: a water feature. The sound of running... running water instantly brings a sense of relaxation to any setting. And while most... homemade water fountain and I love the sound of running water ....but for some reason... Louis city water fountain and water is supposed to feed the top basin ( where the dispenser..."
Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow... all the water features we use in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
Outdoor Fountains Bring the River to You
Chill out with a custom or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend
"or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend... help of a water feature. Imagine enjoying all the cooling and relaxing properties you... hyacinths and water lettuce to keep the water clean and it is now a maintenance free pond... kind of water feature. This is really inspirational! Water features are a great addition... Love the water features! I don't believe that the estimate of $1000 - $2000 for the..."
35 Fabulous Fountains
"Little Water Music In Your Garden... said that water is the driving force of all nature. Although in nature, water can be... Implementing water features in the garden can accomplish the same task. Outdoor fountains... bubbling fountain with a refreshing pool to dip your toes into. These 35 inspiring fountains... fountains are just a taste of the many ways you can use the natural tranquility... of a water feature to add to your landscape or patio...."
Landscape Trends: Spout and Trough Fountains
"striking fountains around lately? Their rectilinear forms resemble troughs, and they... that the water splashes down. In the history of landscape architecture, two precedents... kind of fountain design stand out in my mind. The first is the work of Luis Barragan... spout fountains as a bold move. The second precedent is the troughs A.E. Bye used... trough-like fountains borrowed from the vernacular elements of the equestrian landscape..."
Have Your Garden Fountain and Be Water Wise Too
Learn which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for placement and use
"which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for... pond or fountain. But what about water consumption? In warm climates how you locate... maintain your fountain or shallow pool can greatly affect how much water it consumes. Here... are some water-wise tips for incorporating a water feature into your landscape.... splash, water features often become the focal point of a garden. And nothing brings..."
Simple Pleasures: Beat the Heat With Water
"feet, water provides some of the best, simplest pleasures on summer days. Being mindful... the joy water brings can help you get into the spirit of the season. Get ready to quench... simplest fountain for my patio. A pot, a pump, a frog and some water. I can't tell you... when I water my plants on the deck. The cat in the last picture has the right idea... Enjoy the outdoors but head for the shade during the hottest part of the day. Get me..."
Dry Riverbeds Solve Water Runoff
Spring rains don't have to lead to slides. Dry riverbeds redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape
"redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape... mismanaged water is not just inconvenient; in some areas it is truly dangerous. In my... too much water can lead to slope destabilization, slides and ocean pollution as runoff... manage the water on a property, whether you expect flash floods or simply hope to ensure... direct the water that enters your site as productively as possible.... with rain water collecting in our side yard due to a swale (our neighbors landscaped..."
Great Design Plant: Purple Fountain Grass
"purple fountain grass work its way into your outdoor living area. Just don't be surprised... their outdoor areas should take a look at ornamental grasses, and one of my favorites... purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum). Its form and striking coloring make it... green fountain grass. Just watching them move in the slightest breeze is calming... purple fountain grasses as the center focal points in the 2 pots flanking my front..."
10 Ways to Add Water to Your Home's Design
"bring water features to our homes. Indoor or outdoor fountains, waterfalls built... surrounded by water. This got me thinking about the ways in which we can add water to our... waste of water. In those cases, it's best to enhance the existing water that we have... other water features are all great additions to a home. However some of us can't... to add water-inspired artwork to the house. What do you think is the best way to..."
28 Outdoor Projects Everyone Should Know About
"garden fountain, add a shed and more... comfortable outdoor living. For others it’s a time to start planning for outdoor projects... make your outdoor space more inviting. (Outdoor shower, anyone?) Knowing how to get those... make your outdoor space the best it can be, from adding a deck and an outdoor pizza oven... their outdoor space. It seems to me that a lot of people build an outdoor room and... great outdoor spaces but notice there isn't much use of outdoor lighting. If anyone..."
Patio of the Week: Water and Fire Mingle in a Canadian Front Yard
If the illuminated moat winding through this Ontario patio doesn't dazzle you, the 8-foot-wide fireplace will
"fires, fountains and a dazzling LED lighting scheme create comfortable zones for lounging... quality outdoor items so we don't fuss it. We enjoy the outdoor space every time Mother... moving water/fountain drowning out city sounds right over the concrete walls. Fantastic... moving water. What a glorious setting they've created! A true idyll - no small wonder... moat and fountain are emptied. The weather is not perfect in Oakville, but everything..."
15 Outdoor Pet Projects You'll Lap Up
These bubbling fountains, shelters and other creations by Houzzers are treats for pets and inspiration for other owners
"bubbling fountains, shelters and other creations by Houzzers are treats for pets and... of the outdoors — and to the need to keep pets safe and comfortable. Have a look,... especially the water fountain designs for fresh water. We live in Australia and bought some... on the fountain is beautiful. My chickens have been sitting on my outdoor furniture... gardens, outdoor adventures. Very inventive. Pooch on Stone Steps I love the fountain..."