Water Garden Features - Add Visual Appeal to Water Garden
Water garden features enhance the beauty of your water garden as well
as add to the visual appeal of your water garden design.
They can be large, dramatic focal points, or small accents that blend
in with the overall design.
Features can be large or small, simple or elaborate. The best choice
will enhance the overall theme of your water garden design.
Popular features to include in your water garden design: waterfalls,
fountains, waterwheels, streams, sculptures, landscape bridges,
rockwork, and lighting.
Garden Features to Consider
Streams can be easily added to a Kio pond or water garden plan. If
have a natural slope in your landscape, a stream is a simple feature to
Garden Water Falls
Waterfall features typically feed into a water garden, pond, or pool.
Natural looking waterfalls are made out of rocks and boulders of
varying sizes. Some modern designs are made out of sculpted metal or
Garden Water Fountains
Outdoor garden water fountains add the sight and sound of flowing water
to outdoor landscapes. They can be used as an eye-catching focal point,
or as an accent in the overall water garden design. Water fountains are
typically one of three types: spray fountains, cascading fountains, or
Add Spray fountains (usually water nozzles or jets) to spray streams of
water in different patterns.
Cascading fountains consist of one or more levels. Water cascades or
falls down each level into a pond or water garden.
Statuary fountains are usually free standing sculptures used in formal
pond and water designs.
Garden Water Wheel
A garden water wheel adds the relaxing site and sound of water your
outdoor retreat. This striking water feature adds visual appeal to
ponds and water gardens. Water wheels are available in pre-assembled
kits, or can be custom built to your specifications.
A landscape bridge adds visual appeal and serves a practical
it creates an attractive pathway over your pond or water garden. You
have two installation options: If you enjoy do-it-yourself projects,
you can build it yourself, or you can hire a professional. A garden
bridge can be custom-made to fit your water garden design
A natural, informal water garden design is enhanced by creatively
placed rockwork. Add rocks of all sizes and shapes to add texture and
visual interest as well as provide hiding places for wildlife.
Water Garden Lighting
Lighting is an important feature for safety as well as night-time
enjoyment. A well-lit water garden will prevent injuries while
providing the option of enjoying the sights and sounds of the water
garden at night. Lighting can be added to the perimeter of your pond as
well as incorporated underwater.