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Water Features: A Roundup of Our Favorites and a Few Tips

Close your eyes. Does your dream landscape include the soft sound of a water feature bubbling in the background while you enjoy relaxing in your outdoor living space?   Most of us feel a strong pull toward water – and well-designed water features can work wonders for even the most minimal landscaping.

Water features come in a variety of styles and sizes. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite installations – along with a few things to think about if you’re dreaming of babbling brooks and miniature Niagaras.

Types of Water Features

Bubbling Boulders and Fountains

Bubbling Boulder
Bubbling Boulder

Bubbling boulders are a fantastic option for those who want the ambiance of a water feature but may have limited space and budget. With a large variety of boulders and rocks available there are options for every style, from modern to rustic. Multiple holes can be drilled into bubbling boulders for added visual interest.

Fountains are similar to bubbling boulders in that they sit on a pond-free basin. The options are endless, from modern basalt columns to large decorative vases and they come in a very wide variety of sizes and budgets. Continue reading Water Features: A Roundup of Our Favorites and a Few Tips