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  • 5 Landscaping Tips for Conserving Water

    November 22nd, 2016

    If you live in the desert or any area affected by a drought, it is important to be responsible with water when landscaping your backyard. Not only will making wise choices that help you conserve water allow you to save money on your water bill, you will also be helping your local environment. Use the following tips to help make [...]

  • Safety Tips For Burning Tea Lights In Ho...

    October 26th, 2016

    If you like to burn tea light candles in your home during the holiday season, then it is important for you to know about the safety concerns for doing so around your home’s feline residents. While you can burn some candles in homes with cats, there are a few special things you need to know when it comes to candle [...]

  • 3 Ways To Prevent Termites From Coming T...

    September 23rd, 2016

    Termites can be a real problem for most houses. They will get into your house and eat the wood that can make up the supports of your house. If you get termites, you can call an exterminator to get rid of them. If you don’t have them yet or you have gotten rid of them, there are some natural ways [...]

  • Remove Sap From A Vinyl Tarp Covering A ...

    September 1st, 2016

    If you parked your truck underneath some large maple trees while on a camping trip and sap leaked onto the tarp covering the vehicle’s bed, safely remove it and restore the tarp’s appearance by completing the instructions below. Afterwards, apply a vinyl protecting agent to the tarp’s surface to prevent the vinyl from becoming damaged or stained in the future. ​Materials [...]

  • 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 [...]

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.