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  • Stains On Your Concrete? Mayflies May Be...

    August 5th, 2016

    Have mysterious stains appeared on your shop’s exterior concrete and you can’t figure out where they are originating? There’s a chance it might be mayflies. These annoying insects are one of concrete’s worst enemies, and their stains often make hot water washing a necessity. Mayflies Are Not Concrete-Friendly Mayflies are very strange insects because they spend a majority of their life in [...]

  • Converting An Old Tree Stump Into A Work...

    July 15th, 2016

    Cutting down a dead or decaying tree can often leave a stump behind. While some homeowners feel that these stumps are unsightly, they provide the perfect canvas to create an interesting work of art in your outdoor living space. Here are two simple things you can do to convert an old tree stump into a unique art fixture that will enhance [...]

  • 4 Benefits Of Reverse Osmosis Water Syst...

    June 22nd, 2016

     In terms of your home and garden needs, you owe it to yourself to always keep your water systems at their best. In this regard, one of the best steps you can take is to invest in a reverse osmosis system. One of these systems will give you the opportunity to keep your water at its finest with a system [...]

  • The Essential Do’s And Don’t...

    May 25th, 2016

    If you’re going to take the time and spend the money to put a textile or cloth sofa in storage, you want to make sure it emerges in good condition. Far too many sofas emerge from storage moldy, smelly, or dirty because their owners did not take the proper steps and precautions when storing them. Follow these do’s and don’ts [...]

  • 4 Ways To Incorporate Indian Design In Y...

    April 29th, 2016

    Elements of Indian design and home decor aren’t just suitable for homes on the subcontinent — incorporating them in a Western home can inspire bold design contrasts and completely re-imagine a space that was otherwise uninspired. If you’re not sure where to start or what might look good in your home, keep reading. Below are four easy ways in which [...]

  • Why You Should Call A Contractor To Asse...

    April 1st, 2016

    Changing moisture levels in the soil can affect the foundation of your home over time. When you get excess rain, the soil swells and creates pressure against the foundation. When there are periods of drought, the soil dries out, and this causes uneven pressure against the base and walls of your foundation. These pressure changes lead to cracking. Not every [...]

  • A Useful Guide To Swing Arm Lamps

    March 1st, 2016

    Designer lamps help add a touch of style and class to just about any home. And one of the most useful of these lamps is the swing arm lamp. These easy-to-install and -use lamps are perfect for just about any home and are adaptable to most rooms or home styles. What Are Swing Arm Lamps? Swing arm lamps are lamps with a [...]

A Pretty Feature

A Pretty Feature

A water garden is one of the most serene and tranquil features you could add to any outdoor space. Typically you’ll see water gardens in people’s backyards because there is usually more space there. A water garden could include a fountain or pound feature, along with some beautiful green landscaping to add to the area. People who want to invest in a water garden will want it to be a focal point of their yard.

Local Life

Local Life

A lot of garden owners opt to feature fish and other garden animals in their space. Adding animal life to your garden provides a better ambiance for your backyard. You could have koi fish, turtles, or frogs, depending on the size of your garden. It is important to make sure that the animals or fish you do choose to house in your garden get along and can’t escape your backyard space.

Building Your Garden

Building Your Garden

Though it might seem easy to create your own water garden in your yard, don’t start digging holes just yet. Make sure that you work with a contractor or landscaper to keep your yard in good condition. You will need to add some piping and a filter system to make sure that your fountain will stay clean and won’t clog up. Do your research to find out exactly how your water garden should be installed.